I can definitely tell how busy I am by the number of times per week I post to the blog. I try at an absolute minimum to post weekly (in which case I’m just squeaking this post in).
Ideally, I’d be able to stick to the schedule I was trying to establish: one post each per week of the following: WIPs/DIPs, interviews, gardening/food, and book reviews. Sister Diane of CraftyPod had a whole podcast about planning your blog posts. I’ve even downloaded one of the blog post planners, and filled it out.
Of course, that doesn’t mean I have time to do all of it (sigh).
Regardless, Jack is finished and is totally cute. I can’t post a picture of the complete FO, but here’s a teaser pic (above). Unfortunately it’s not showing the gorgeous vivid green of the yarn.
I’ve started the Shelter mitts. I have to say I really like the scent of the yarn; it has kind of an herb-y, earthy odor to it. The yarn is soft and squishy (not Malabrigo soft & squishy, but softer and squishier than you think it would feel, if that makes sense). I’ve had to pluck out pieces of VM, but not an annoying amount: just enough to remember that this yarn wasn’t subjected to chemicals to dissolve the VM. It’s showing the lace cables beautifully: