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First and foremost I must start this off with a I think I found the problem. My back was not happy with me this morning yet again and I think I know what the problem is. My bed is getting a bit old and it needed to be replaced sometime soon. However I will be replacing it when I move out at some point so I don’t want to get one right now. If I did I would get one and then get another later when I move out. Since right now I have a twin and would like to get a queen, but for now I’ll have to make due. I flipped what I have over and it feels better but tomorrow will be the test of that. But enough of my back and bed issues let’s talk about knitting. Because there has been a bit of it lately, since sitting and laying around has been the extent of my abilities at this point.

 

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Yes this is the last and final bit of knitting to be done on the Joji Mystery Knit.  If you looked at the forums you will see a bunch of people have already finished, but that’s not the point.  I started this when clue 3 came out, I’m currently on clue 5, which is pretty good.  I was able to catch up to the point where I started 2-3 weeks later and am done about a week after the last clue launched.  I would say that’s pretty good, but with the last bit of knitting and ends to weave in I have to start getting ready for the next project for these needles.  I already know what that’s going to be and it’s going to be a surprise for all of you, since I won’t be talking much about it for now.

 

For the sake of getting things done I’m going to have a bit of a schedule I’ll be keeping for my knitting, spinning, and weaving.  Since the last two have fallen to the wayside a bit, I’m going to have to set dedicated days or range of days that I need to put work into them.  I’m thinking weaving will be on Wednesdays or Mondays (the idea to have a “W” or upside down “W” in the day).  Then for spinning any day with a “S” in it (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday) at least then I’ll get some more finished objects from two areas I love working on but don’t that often.  I know it will slow down some of the knitting but that shouldn’t matter too much, I’ll still be getting good progress on things.  For example I’m about 20-28″ into a scarf on the loom, if I work on it for an hour once a week I would add a bout 4-16″ on it which would mean I would have a scarf done in about a month if I only did 1 hour per week on it.  But that doesn’t mean I couldn’t spend more time on it.  As for spinning I’m about 1/2 and ounce left on the fiber I’m spinning and that should take about 2-4 hours of spinning time to finish.  It’s only that long since I’m spinning it so fine.  Then I would probably ply it in one day and then have finished yarn to weave or knit with.  I think that this plan should be effective.  For now I’m going to ease my back and knit some more of Clue 5, hopefully getting that done today.

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