…Is that when you hit a roadblock in one of them, you can turn to the other! I decided this would be the weekend to bust out the walking foot and learn how to use it through quilting the first quilt-top that I completed. This morning, I pinned the quilt pieces together (and discovered that I may never graduate to full size quilts, pinning it together is a lot of work on the floor and I just had a crib sized quilt). When I went to the machine to get going with it, I discovered that the walking foot that reportedly works with my machine does not work with my machine!!! The needle clamp screw isn’t long enough so I have to order one of those now. So, I’m stuck again. Maybe the new part will get in before this weekend as I have a three-day weekend and might have some time to work on it.
Since quilting isn’t working with me, I’m knitting like a crazy woman. I bought more yarn for my Technicolor blanket yesterday so I can finish it up! Here is the other kind of square I am making for this blanket. This style will be alternated with the striped style of squares.
Status right now, 22 little squares down, 14 more to go! I have reached the point where I really want to get this sucker finished, so I’ll be knitting on it exclusively this week to try to at least get all of the squares completed. I know that seaming and weaving and a border will come after that, but I’m just excited to get the knitting portion finished so that I can move on to other projects. Only 13 weeks until my due date so I am starting to feel the time pressure to get some of the planned baby knits (and other knits) finished! I have yarn for three other baby projects in the wings, both for my little one and three other little ones that are due within a month before or after mine. Back to the knitting!