It's been a productive week! Most of my Christmas knitting is finished or well on its way and I've been doing plenty for myself/ the house as well. First up, some cotton. This is a basic washcloth pattern that I think is absolutely precious.
Next is a dish towel for the kitchen, extended from another dishcloth.
I found both of these patterns easy to work and customizable, but definitely a bit boring because of the repetition. Cotton makes my hands really tired and after working them back to back I was ready to take a long break. For spinning!
I finally finished a massive cop of wool/ mohair that I dyed and carded a few weeks ago. That's 58g of fiber on a 10g spindle. What a voluptuous gal! I found myself wanting to keep going, partly because I wanted to see how much I could get on there and partly because I didn't want to end the magic of being able to go and go with all the weight of the singles. I finally stopped and wound off today and began the arduous process of plying, which I don't know if I'll ever get the hang of doing on a supported spindle. :/
Also in handspun news, a hat!
The next hat project is to be something from a popular cartoon.
That's all I'll share for now. After Christmas I'll share a very unique stocking and some other FOs. Until then I suppose I'll stick to everything that won't spoil a surprise. See you next week!