Wednesday, July 25, 2012

What's On Your Workdesk Wednesday

Linking to WOWW, two things/tasks/fun projects are on my outdoor table just begging to be finished:


The first is the Different Lines Shawl, a lovely pattern that can be purchased here. It uses complementary colors and results in stripes (mostly) with two borders in a solid color.  About a thousand people on Ravelry have completed it with fantastic results.  Here is a link to see what others have knit with this pattern.


And the second work in progress is a painting of dragonflies on a yellow/chartreuse background. It started out in acrylics, but it will likely end in oils.

My lower back has been out of commission, probably due to working in the yard AND bending over this dragonfly canvas!

What is on YOUR work desk?  Go here to link up your projects.

17 comments:

  1. Hi Nancy, love both the shawl and the canvas, you must show us the canvas when you have finished it! Going over to check out the Knitting. Thanks for your visit too. Happy WOYWW, Anne x #21

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  2. I agree, both are very nice... love the knitting colors! #102

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  3. popping in from woyww. Yes must share with us when both are completed.

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  4. Good luck finishing your projects. I understand about the back hurting. Mine does the same thing if I work too long stooped over.

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  5. hope you finish the projects soon, before your back gets too sore! Trish #55

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  6. really love the colours of the shawl and the canvas.

    i will post on my blog how i created the canvas over the next few days

    thanks for stopping by

    Charlie. #33

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  7. Looking forward to seeing your dragonflies - I see you do the background before the interesting bits - I can't do that! I have to do the interesting bits first! clearly I am not doing it right and that's probably why I have a problem creating depth. I have no desk, no work in progress either - a clean slate! head full of ideas and two weeks off in August to put some of them into being hopefully. Bettyx

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  8. How lovely both your project are. come back & show us when the canvas is finished. I hope you rest up to let your back recover. jill#32

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  9. Love the shawl. I should check that out on Ravelry. I haven't been visiting it much lately--too many other things going on.

    I see the dragonfly painting taking shape. Looking forward to progress reports and the finished painting.

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  10. Both are beautiful:). Have a blessed day. Hope your back feels better! Hugs

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  11. Beautiful! I've just discovered your lovely blog, and am now following...
    So nice to meet you!
    Hugs,
    Anne

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  12. Both projects have great, pretty starts! I love how you're going for color.

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  13. Those knitting colours are rather scrummy together and your canvas is starting to take shape nicely! Happy WOYWW! Victoria no.25

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  14. Love the shape of the shawl I must say..but isn't it a bit warm to be knitting?! I'm really surprised that you dont work at a really tall easel, I guess I just have sterotypes for artists in my head! Hope your back forgives you soon!

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  15. Oh Nancy, I haven't knitted for years but always found it so relaxing. Maybe I should get my needles out again.
    Both projects look great so don't forget to let us see when they're finished. ;D
    Thanks for visiting me earlier.
    Have fun with WOYWW ~ Enjoy!
    Neesie #20

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  16. Looks lovely! I can't wait to see both finished products!


    Katie (109)

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  17. First, thanks for popping by and visiting! Secondly... I apologize for reciprocating so late. I'm eager to see the painting as it progresses and what a cool shawl! Warmly, Tracy #93

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