Realistically, I’m about two months behind on my pattern goals for 2017, but August did see two new projects! The first was VLA shawl: a shawl knit up in 3 skeins of Blue Sky Fibers Woolstok 150, very large and pretty simple. It’s knit from the bottom up, so there’s no long bind-off edge involved, and the pace of the project picks up as you go along. It makes a nice cozy project for fall.
The second pattern is related to VLA, a kind of companion knit! (These are related to each other, and to the Dog Days 1 mini-project.) It was offered as a free download at least through 9/4/17, and after that, it will be available for a small fee. See it here on Ravelry.
It’s very hazy here, due to the wildfires burning in other places, and there’s a no-active-outdoors stuff advisory for the Front Range apparently, and I’ve kind of chosen to pay attention to it because it is really pretty rough out there from a breathing/visibility perspective. So I am dealing with super weird summer cabin fever, and not proud of it, because “can’t run around outside adequately” seems like a small concern in the scheme of things.