The orange sweater is now entirely yarn! The yardage estimates vary depending on which skein I weigh, which I attribute to not having a scale that does partial grams, but I likely have at least 3600 yds and up to 5000.
Last night I whipped up a tote bag from the celestial shirt I liked so much, and what's really great is that I only used the two shirt fronts--I still have the entire back and sleeves to play with! I can't get a good picture of it, but I kept the front patch pocket intact and made that side the lining piece, so the tote has a large interior pocket. The handles are satin ribbon from my stash.
And I'm in the home stretch on Bitterroot, I have ten rows to go before the bind off! But they are of course the longest rows, and several of them are beaded, which takes sooooo long. But I think it will be worth it. So now instead of a smallish green blob, it's a very big green blob.
I hope to have it done in the next few days, then crank out clue 5 on the VES, then go back to my shawl design and finish that by the end of the month. I'm not ambitious, or anything, you think?
An amazing collection of recycled tea bag art
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