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The Week Dec 5 – Dec 11

Last week’s goals with progress indicated:

  • Make recommended changes to the pattern for the Gir hat & scarf, including (reluctantly) instructions for using DPNs.
  • Figure out how to organize test knits for both, including what expectations to set.
  • Add another pattern as a custom knit to The Yarn Office.
  • Start keeping track of things people ask me if I can make. Evaluate whether or not I can or want to make them, possibly add to etsy. (Cat butt coasters aren’t exactly keeping with the vibe I’ve got going on in the shop, but if I like making them and they sell, why not?) List started in my Bullet Journal, I haven’t really decided on whether or not to make any of them yet.
  • Finish the Chunky Herringbone Infinity Scarf and start a listing for it in the shop.
  • Start etsy listings for the FOs I took to the event on Saturday.
  • Edited to Add: Text Al to get Master John’s email addy. Email him the info for requesting a custom order from TYO and ask him to send the pics he showed me. Also pre-emptively ordered yarn from Webs, along with some other goodies.

This week:

  • Make recommended changes to the pattern for the Gir hat & scarf, including (reluctantly) instructions for using DPNs. Decided to neuter the instructions, so to speak; they now talk about knitting in the round but leave it to the knitter to decide on whether to use DPNs or circulars/magic loop.
  • Figure out how to organize test knits for both, including what expectations to set.
  • Add another pattern as a custom knit to The Yarn Office.
  • Start etsy listings for the remaining FOs I have, including the Chunky Herringbone Cowl – next step will be pics.
  • Gild the reindeer head that I finally found again this morning after seeing it in a craft store a few weeks ago. (I made myself do the edits to the Gir Hat & Scarf before writing this post and before gilding the reindeer; so excited!!!)

Deer head


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3 responses to “The Week Dec 5 – Dec 11”

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    PaperPuff

    There is a NEED to see that reindeer head gilded!! Please be quick?!

    1. Are you on instagram at all? I’ll write a longer blog post about it tomorrow, but I just posted a progress pic on IG – https://www.instagram.com/madgefaces/.

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        PaperPuff

        No, I am thinking about the instagram thing though. Oh, but I just clicked the link anyway and it worked! I see you say you should maybe have chosen gold, or spray paint. Difficult to tell from a picture, so you know best. Do you have those LED lights on really thin, almost invisible wires that you can bend around? A set or two of those wrapped around might give some impact?

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