Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Year of Projects 2: Update 17

Project Percentage Complete: 49%
Overall Percentage Complete: 36%

Number of Project Items: 98
Number of Added Items: 68
Total Items: 166

Total Completed Project Items: 48
Total Completed Items: 60

First: my sincerest apologies for being so late with this post. I'm normally pretty good about getting them up on Sunday but apparently this week was not my week. I don't know what happened other than I lost track of time with the holiday off.

Oh well, I do know its not the end of the world and since I'm getting it taken care of now - all is well in blog world.


I think next week I'll go through each item and make sure my numbers are still very accurate. I have been adding items as I add them below but not recounting everything. Next update warrants a recount just to ensure I haven't missed anything.

Good news is that if my numbers are right, I increased 1 percent in total project percentage complete. This is because I have finished the crochet wrap I was making for my youngest, Squirt. It ended up way too big for her AND for my oldest, Rabbit. I figured I'd take it on as my own, even though the colors aren't exactly my personal pallet of choice; however, when I put it on, it was surprisingly stiff. When I was working on it, it seemed pretty fluid. When I put it on, it immediately showed me its impersonation of a 2 by 4. So right now, its resting in the washer getting ready for a nice warm trip through the dryer.

In other news, I did add one item to the added items list - a shawl: Pimpelliese. I posted a bit more about that in my WIP Wednesday post from earlier today.

All in all, progress is being made on the list even though I have added a few more items than I should have - but who can resist!
And mostly because I don't like making blog posts without some type of personalized image - here is a picture o a local golf course.

The man is still practicing with his camera and when we woke up to a thick fog, he was off and running trying to get some decent shots.

I thought this one turned out nice although I know once he really gets a hang of adjusting for the various types of lighting, he'll be able to take some absolutely stunning photos of the fog.

Project List Items (not started/in progress)
- Navajo Indian Multi-Color Afghan (gift)
- 17 squares for SIBOL  
- 9 crochet knockers for donation 

- 5 pet beds for donation
- 10 chemo caps for donation
- 2 swiffer covers (for me!)
- Knit a Sweater for the Man
- Knit Wingspan Shawl
- 1 pair spat warmers
- Woven Blocks Crochet Quilt
- Room Shoes
- Amimono Kimono (for me!)

Project List Items (done)
- 33 squares for SIBOL
- 5 knit/crochet cloths for Mom (Christmas present)
- 5 knit/crochet cloths for SIL (Christmas present)
- State Fair Afghan
- Dead Fish Hat (Birthday gift for DS)
- Spidey-colored Round Ripple Lapghan (Christmas present)
- 1 crochet knockers for donation
- Wrap (ended poorly - was supposed to be for Squirt but... didn't work out)

Added Items (not started/in progress)
- Tongues of Fire (for me) 
- Headband to Match Garter Slip Scarf (for me) 
- Pimpelliese (for me)

- Striped Granny Bag
- Elite Syncopations
- Harry Potter Scarf 
- Blue or Purple Cowl (for a friend; after the holidays)

Added Items (done)
- Magic Square Potholder
- Boot Toppers (Christmas present)
- 50 Ruffle Scarves
- Striped Scarf (Christmas Present)
- Crochet Clock (Christmas Present)
- House Slippers (Christmas Present)
- Warm Hat with Bill (Christmas Present)
- Stocking Cap (Christmas present)
- 3 icord knit snakes
- My Garter Slipped Scarf (for me)

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Caroline said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog! I am in awe of you organization and attention to detail with enumerating your projects. Can I be like you when I grow up...LOL. Good luck!

Cris said...

If I didn't do it this way, it would get lost in the ocean of chaos that is my life *laughs*

DeliKnits said...

cool photo. Glad you are making progress on your list!

Emma said...

Yay for progress! I hope that the wrap has softened up a bit, and fits you better now :)

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