Inspiration Wednesday: Winter Projects, 800+ Yards

Have you had snow yet? We have had a few little flurries and as soon as it turns cold, I want to be knitting bigger, warmer, comfy-er things. How about you? So we have rounded up some projects that are 800+ yards that you all have done and shared with us. Take a look at:

Michelle M’s Hourglass Shawl out of Wollmeise Lace:

Mimi M’s
Three Color Cashmere Cowl out of Uncommon Thread Everyday Singles:

Maria R’s
Daelyn Pullover out of Stonehedge Fiber’s Shepherd’s Wool:

Kathy S’s
On the Porch blanket out of Cascade 220 Superwash Wave:

Sarah R’s
Peeping Cowl out of Knerd String:

Amy H’s
On the Spice Market Shawl out of Canon Hand Dyes Mini Skein Kits:

Henrietta A’s
Brae Shawl out of Knerd String and Uncommon Thread Posh Fingering:

Judy O’s
Sunshine Coast out of Magpie Swanky DK:

Leighann H’s
Wonder Woman Wrap out of Knerd String:

Brandy M’s
Hortense Shawl out of Malabrigo Lace:

Sarah R’s
Architexture Shawl out of Blue Moon Socks that Rock Mediumweight:

Karen W’s
Let the Sunshine In Shawl out of Cascade Heritage Sock Handpainted:

Are you thinking you can’t knit or crochet that much?
I’m always impressed with how many people complete projects in the 800+ yards category for our Camp Loopy August challenges. Until Camp Loopy started (back in 2011), I had never stuck with one large project of that size before. I was amazed at how quickly it went, when I put all of my other projects away for the month. And actually, that one ended up being 2600 yards instead of 800+ yards. One of just two things I have crocheted. (Here’s a link to that project.) It was a good lesson for me. And I hope it encourages you to take on a project that might be bigger than you think you can do!

We’ll share more ideas again next week, but I hope this gets you thinking about some fun (and warm, and large 800+ yards projects) to work on this winter!

Sheri and The Loopy Ewe Crew

P.S. Good things come to those who read to the end! Today’s Wednesday Inspiration Special: 15% off Wollmeise Lace between today (11/1) and Friday at Midnight (11/3). Just leave us an order note that you saw the special on our Wednesday Inspiration blog post and we’ll apply the discount to your order. Not only could you make Michelle’s Hourglass Shawl (shown above), but you could also make all of these other things too!

1 comment

  1. I just ordered some lovely yarn for a sweater. I have not decided on the pattern yet but plan to CO soon and am awaiting my BOF to be delivered tomorrow with the yarn inside. 2200 yards of fun!

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