A Friday crafting list!

It’s been a while since I had a whole day free of obligations and work, but I scheduled three days off in August such that I have two four day weekends, and four four-day weeks! Ahhhhh!

This is the first of the long weekends, and while it is not as clear of obligations as I would like, I did keep Friday free for ALL THE THINGS.

As soon as my coffee is made, I am heading to the craft room, where I will

  • unpin biophilia and get photos for you
  • Gather my dye equipment to bring downstairs
  • prep some handwoven cloth for hemming into placemats and napkins
  • Cut a strip of fabric to use to finish a skirt I started last year
  • Maybe sew some of those things.
  • Maybe start warping the loom for the next project.

Then downstairs today, I will have fun with sock blanks and dyes.

I can’t wait to see what exactly I get done on this ridiculously long list!

And I also will vacuum the pool, maybe while the dyes are setting.

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31 thoughts on “A Friday crafting list!”

  1. This makes me feel like I should continue working on my current projects. I’m currently sick and bedridden so I do have the time. I’d love to see what you make on your loom, that’s a craft I’ve never tried.

    1. Being sick and bedridden gives you the time, but maybe not the energy? I hope you feel better soon. And I will definitely share the amateurish results of my loom time! I am determined to get the hang of it!

      1. Well I’m thinking that as long as I can move my arms, hands or fingers I should be able to craft something. My partner and son is out of the house so I’m just enjoying the stillness for now.

        You know what? I think a mature crafts is in a way more beautiful than professional, it usually shows the passion and determination that went into it and that’s beautiful.

    1. It is very nice. The next best thing to a real vacation. Or retirement. The dyes I use are called country classics, from g&k craft industries. Not as safe as food coloring, but a wider array of colors!

    1. I did! I love it and might do another… or another of her designs. Lord knows I have yarn and beads.

      Chore lists definitely should be short and seasonal. But play lists can be nice and long.

  2. Congratulations on being able to schedule two 4 day weekends, that’s a wonder feeling to be able to be busy with the things you want to do and enjoy. 😀

    I hope you don’t think me to silly for asking, but what does ‘unpin biophilia’ mean? I looked up the meaning of biophilia, but I didn’t find any crafts associated with it. I look forward to your answer. 🙂

    1. Lol… biophilia is a shawl pattern, and I had it blocked and held in place with pins. I’ll have photos in my next post! If you are on Ravelry, you can check my projects and see it there. 😉

    1. I will share when I consider them “done” one needs some more attention. It was fun, but they did not do what I expected. 🤪

      Yes, more time off in summer is key. I think I will do this again next summer, maybe in June, too. There are not enough holidays in summer!

  3. How much did you manage to do? It looks like one of my lists and despite being self employed I still struggle to get everything done but my brain is always full of ideas! I sometimes re visit and old list and half the ideas never come to fruition but I feel so blessed to be able to craft and earn something from it…..a long term plan from before I had financial commitments, oops, children.

    1. Anne, welcome!!! I just posted the answer to that! I got a lot done, though as usual, it took the whole weekend. I still have more sewing to do, and I didn’t get the loom warped, but it isn’t going anywhere. I typically have more things on my list than I could ever finish but I love chipping away at it.

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