Knitting WIPS or WNIPS and other acronyms

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It’s rather hot to knit so I have just renamed the two knitting projects beside me WNIPS – adding a ‘NOT’ to the WORKS IN PROGRESS acronym.  You see, I stalled with one a while ago when I got to a tricky part.  I then started a simple new project in cotton, hoping simple and quick would mean I could wear it this summer – oh no chance – it grew and it grew and it grew until I realised the raglan shaping meant it would only fit a chimpanzee with very long arms so it’s been RIPPED right back to a pile of balls.  For me, this is actually pretty good, being as it is not a UFO for the next few months or years – to unravel and add it to the STABLE is actually better than rediscovering it in a bag or a drawer later.*

I have managed to do a little more machine sewing, so the mini pile of blue piecing for a quilt top has grown.  I shall pop photos up another day.  I hadn’t realised just how many squares I needed to make a cover for a single sized bed so it is a longer project than anticipated but I haven’t ‘redesigned’ it yet and I haven’t decided to make a cushion instead (ie. cheating!).

I hope others are crafting more efficiently than me !

 

As a key for those who don’t know:

WIP – Works in progress

RIPPING or FROGGING – undoing a yarn project making ripping or frogging sounds as you do it !

UFO – Unfinished Object

STABLE – Stash beyond life expectancy

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2 thoughts on “Knitting WIPS or WNIPS and other acronyms

    tialys said:
    July 10, 2018 at 4:34 pm

    I am finding STABLE is getting more and more scary with each year that passes. Perhaps I’m hoping that if I just keep adding stuff my life will extend proportionately.
    (p.s. where is your ‘follow button’?)

    tinaor responded:
    July 16, 2018 at 8:26 am

    I know that feeling – though part of me is tempted to just call is a ‘collection’ rather than a stash! You can follow me if you go to the top of my home page and the follow button should just appear perhaps bottom right? Try it and see

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