Mars Disarmed By Venus is almost finished at the test knitter. I had some design snags due to the knee-high part of the pattern. I forgot that I would need to gradually introduce increases, and that we all come in different sizes. There will be a small, medium, and large option now. Learning as a knitter and designer is a large part of what I enjoy about this craft. So, I missed my first professional deadline, but I am glad that I took the time to make it better for the knitter.
Onward to the WIPs!
I have set aside my Swirl Skirt for a bit, but wanted to share the colors with you.
Citron. This one is made entirely from my first handspun. I bought this fiber with PaperYarnGirl and hbmindy at Maryland Sheep and Wool last year. That was also where I bought my Kromski wheel. It has taken me almost a year to the day to finish all that green fiber, and I couldn't be more proud. It hasn't been blocked yet (that is on the to-do list for today), but you can still see how lovely it turned out. When I first finished spinning, I thought to myself that I would never want to spin another piece of string again. Now that I am done with it and can see how magical it is, I am already planning the next fiber to transform.
short-sleeved Cardigan called the Gilet d'ete. I won't have enough of this Brooks Farm Yarn, so I am planning to raid the stash today and see what odds and ends I can Frankenstein into it.