Yes, I have a new favorite felted bag! It is the Lucy bag that I felted this weekend. I already have my stuff transferred over into it and have plans to make several more in the near future. I just love how it came out!! I definitely recommend this pattern if you are into felted bags!!
I also finished up the socks that I was making for my Loopy Swap Partner. It is the Monkey pattern knit up in Shibui knit yarn in the Earth colorway. I love the feel of this yarn, but have a slight problem. The second sock turned out slightly larger than the first sock. (I must have knit looser....) Is it ok to still send them? Is it a big deal? I think I'll wash them up tomorrow and see how they look.
I cast on another sock this weekend. It is Dream in Color Smooshy in the Visual Purple colorway. I am using the Sleepwalker Sock pattern put out by Dream in Color. It's similar looking to the Monkey pattern and a nice change of pace!!
This weekend I also went to Michael's and Fiber Wild and purchased the yarn I needed for a few more bags. The first is another Ballband Bag that I am making for a birthday gift. The base color will be purple with the Noro Big Kureyon as the bands. I joined a Ballband Bag KAL on Ravelry, so I want to get started on this sometime this week.
I also picked up some Cascade 220 to make another Lucy bag. It is a beautiful green. I think this will be for K, if she likes the color. Otherwise, I am sure I will find someone who will take it off my hands!!
Sumo had quite an eventful weekend!!! It started out Friday night when he got excited about something he saw in our back yard. We looked out and saw a shape lurking behind our large Lilac bush. When it came out into the light, we realized it was a Coyote!!!!!
Sumo was about going crazy!! After a few minutes (when we thought the coyote was long gone) we let Sumo out. When we looked out again, Sumo was in hot pursuit of the coyote and only a few feet from him!!! Yikes! Steve went out and called Sumo back. He was totally tuckered out!!!! I'm sure he'll be keeping an eye out for coyotes now for quite some time!!
Then on Saturday we loaded Sumo in the car and took him over to Galena with us for the weekend. He doesn't handle change of location very well, and was a bit stressed out. He certainly was happy to be home again tonight. Here he is with the continuation of my handspun scarf. I'm going to need to spin up more of this white wool so I can finish the scarf. It's interesting knitting with yarn that is SO unevenly spun. I have a long way to go.......
Until Next Time....