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Hello, and welcome back to WIP Wednesday - I actually have stuff I can post! The Christmas Tam is slowly growing, and my game of Yarn Chicken continues. (The Yarn Chicken is why I've kept the ribbing very short on this one, I originally planned for at least one inch of ribbing, but don't know if I'll have the yarn for that. If I do, I can always knit it on at the bottom once the hat is done!)
Yarn is Fleece Artist's 2/6 Merino
in "Spruce", which is now discontinued - actually, this is yarn that's
getting frogged from a hat made early in my knitting days! I have just over 4 inches of hat (and, because it's going right from one hat to another hat at very similar tension, I didn't worry too much about washing and re-skeining the yarn, I'm just knitting right from the old hat!)
Needles are my *Knit Picks Nickle-plated 2.25 mm circulars, and they're holding up well to 230 stitches and some pretty elaborate cables! I cable without a cable needle for most of these, and I've found that if the needle tips are dull, it's harder to cable. These needles? No problems!
And, of course, it wouldn't be my knitting without sparkly stitch markers. (I haven't bought any more in a while. I was sorely tempted by some sparkly stitch markers at the K-W Knitter's Fair, but I'd already spent my budget by that point, or they would have come home with me!)
Anyway, my beginning/end of round is an *Ocean Shell Stitch Marker from *WineMakersSister's Etsy Shop, while the stitch markers between repeats are more of the *Silver Rose Stitch Markers from *NotionsEmporium.
So, here's hoping that I can actually finish this Christmas Knitting, well, before Christmas (my roommate has low hopes. She's not wrong.) And, I'll end with the usual WIP Wed question: what are you working on today? Let us know in the comments, or post it in the Works In Progress channel on Discord!