Let Me Finish

I have always been the idea girl and never the finish-to-completion-before-starting-anew girl. I get really excited about starting a project, but then I usually find something new or get bored and I move on to the next thing. If I never had deadlines, I’m not sure I’d ever finish anything.

Which is why I’m happy to report that after my spinning retreat, I took one of the yarns I spun and it is now a finished object!

I present to you my Spin Cycle hat, knit out of my fauxlag yarn. Since I only had about 50 grams, I had to be really careful in choosing a project. My solution was a lacy hat on oversized needles. It turned out to be the perfect amount of yarn, I had five inches on either end to weave in ends, and that was it.

I even had enough motivation left over to finish Mom’s sock yarn:

I’m super proud of this one! 364 yards in 100 grams, 26 wraps per inch, and hopefully high-twist enough to withstand Mom hiking through Ireland on it. This is only my second time gettin a sock yarn out of four ounces, so I’m thrilled.

And after all of that, I still felt motivated to cast-on another yarn I spun from the weekend. Of course, that one’s in progress, so it could still fall victim to my curse. I’ll keep you posted!

Have you finished anything fun lately? Let me know in the comments or tag your photos on social media with #fiberadventures!

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