I can definitely tell how busy I am by the number of times per week I post to the blog.Â 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:Â one post each per week of the following:Â WIPs/DIPs, interviews, gardening/food, and book reviews.Â Sister Diane of CraftyPod had a whole podcast about planning your blog posts.Â 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.Â I can’t post a picture of the complete FO, but here’s a teaser pic (above).Â Unfortunately it’s not showing the gorgeous vivid green of the yarn.
I’ve started the Shelter mitts.Â I have to say I really like the scent of the yarn; it has kind of an herb-y, earthy odor to it.Â The yarn is soft and squishy (not Malabrigo soft & squishy, but softer and squishier than you think it would feel, if that makes sense).Â I’ve had to pluck out pieces of VM, but not an annoying amount:Â just enough to remember that this yarn wasn’t subjected to chemicals to dissolve the VM.Â It’s showing the lace cables beautifully: