A Fun Question!!!!!

Hi to all,

Finding the time to look at this great website now. I work on many projects at once - now knitting slippers to be felted, knitting a sweater vest, knitting a spring sweater, crocheting a blanket and finishing an English paper pieced quilt with a BOM group. I work on 3 of them a knit. it helps my fingers not get sore with one motion and keeps me interested.

Loved reading all of your replies.

Mary

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I try to finish a project before I move on to a new one. There are times when I was working on a baby blanket and another project, but that is not my rule of thumb.

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I enjoy working with two projects or some times three at the same time. It makes it more fun for me.

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I always have two: a plain one like a fancy yarn scarf that u can knit without paying much attention, and a complicated one like a stuffed bear that absorbs a lot of attention.

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Oh dear. I am guilty of having lots of started projects, but not so many finished… I’m knitting ‘The Twigs’ at the moment as my lockdown project and am determined to finish it - it’s quite complex. And I always like to have something small, like some socks, that I can grab if I’m going out - though sadly not needed at the moment.

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Fab question and fab answers! Love to hear how other people work their projects. Like books, I’m never happy with one on the go. I like a mindless one then a more tricky one and maybe something else too. So at the minute I’ve got a rainbow sweater for my niece, a cardigan for my sister and a baby blanket for charity on my needles (and a historical novel, non-fiction audiobook and fiction audiobook on my currently reading list). I don’t do much else so need the variety :grinning:

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I’m enjoying reading everyone’s responses!! I’m so glad I asked this question!!!

Knitcindy

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So am I Knitcindy! It is a wonderful question and indeed fun to see the different ways of managing knitting projects. Good going.

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Multiple if item is large. I knit smaller projects better. My patience are short

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I knit one at a time but sometimes I make multiples of one item - like Christmas pieces. In that case I find myself making a variety of things but they are all interconnected. Great question.

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I like to do multiple projects. Crochet, knit and cross stitch. When I tire of one go to another. They are easy patterns to pick up and go.

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When I first got back into the swing of things, I did one at a time starting with a sweater but now I have multiple projects going. I am working on a spring blanket, a crochet cardigan sweater, and a hat for my dad. I am going to out of yarn after that as I am waiting for a couple of delivery’s from various company’s.

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Have always done one project at a time, just like my mother. Saying that, I always know what my next knit is going to be!

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When I said I have one project on the go with my next one planned…I’m making a sweater for myself and then one for my husband. Or that was the plan! My sister (I have two) bought my mum a new mobile phone on which you can make video calls. So I video called her last night and I showed her the sweater I’m making and she decided she wanted one the same lol. So now THAT’S going to be my next project instead lol.

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Oh no!!! :astonished: I am so glad you are getting better!!! :smiley: Please take care of yourself and don’t forget your physical therapy!!! That will help get your hands back in shape for knitting/crochetting, whichever you choose… :hugs:

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Right now I have several things going. I must finish the little sweater for my teddy bear who is more than 70 years old – my sister made one and it’s faded so he gets a new one.

Wonder when I’ll get a sweater going for myself …

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Right now, I have several unfinished projects (about 6 on the go!). I just finished a blanket not too long ago, but I started a top that has lots of instructions, then I started making some market bags, and I have about 3 unfinished blankets. I am working on my PHD in knitting (Projects Half Done!) LOL :rofl:

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I do one at a time. I tried to start a sequence knitting project to work on after I got too tired of working on my main project, but that doesn’t work for me, so…
I’m also turning to my stash and saving a lot of money right now because of it. Unfortunately, that also means that I’m now knitting a sweater in some black yarn that I had planned for another project that I decided against making. Oh, well. Nothing wrong with a black sweater! :slight_smile:

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Lots in progress but less frequently completed! I still owe my brother a blanket (curse his long legs!) for Christmas about 4 years ago :flushed: and various other things were meant to be gifts but got abandoned for one reason or another. Starting to think I enjoy the process more than “making something”!

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I finished a thinfinity (thin infinity) scarf yesterday and the matching fingerless mittens today, and am knitting squares for a blanket in chunky yarn so fairly quick to do, have half a front and long sleeves to do on a lacy bolero in black 4 ply cotton. I was waiting for extra yarn as I underestimated but have that now, and have just ordered 12 colours to do a temperature blanket. I like a few things on the go so I can chop and change as the mood takes me.

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