Monday, February 26, 2018

Pineapple Table Runner

I finished up the scrappy Pineapple block table runner this week -

It is 16"x28, with 4" blocks. I used a Marti Michell Pineapple ruler set for these blocks (with 1/2" finished strips). It was very easy to cut out, and enjoyable to sew.

Simple all over meander free motion quilting (because it is my favourite to stitch). I used 2 layers of cotton batting, and regular Aurifil thread for the quilting.

This is last week's block for the Temecula Quilt Company 1880 Sampler sew along (also a 4" block).

I also finished knitting a little neck warmer -

Using yarn that I recently spun. The pattern is Vitis by Liza Mutch. More detail can be found on my Ravelry project page.

I finished spinning four more skeins of yarn from the fleece I was given last fall.

I have spun 335g, and over 1000m of yarn so far. I probably have about 200g of fibre left to comb and spin (plus a couple more fleeces outside, frozen in a shed waiting for spring so I can get them ready for spinning). I plan on dyeing the skeins different colours to crochet into a 'scrappy' Granny Stripes blanket (at least that is the plan this week!).

All the best!♥︎


momto1 said...

Your runner is so beautiful, but then, everything you make looks so good. Your spinning and knitting fascinate me. Thank you for sharing your beautiful work!

Raewyn said...

I love your pineapple runner, Joanne! A great finish!

Auntie Em said...

I love how you refer to that beautiful shawl as a "little neck warmer". LOL!
Your Pineapple table runner is very pretty.

GailM. said...

I'm always so impressed with all that you do. That pineapple runner is now on my list. It's beautiful. I too like that shawl. I just recently got that pattern from Ravelry, but need to buy yarn. I love your take on it with the points, I would have never thought to do that. Keep on stitching!

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