So I finally got all the blocks put together,
The next step is a white sashing around the runners, and at this point I realized that I'd used all my heavier white cotton on kimono ornaments. I have a lighter one, but the seams would show through. Steeling myself, I went to Joanns after lunch, and the store was almost empty! There wasn't even a line at the cutting counter IN SPITE of their best efforts with only having one person staff it. I can't even tell you what a relief it was! I had taken a book with me to read as I had no portable knitting, but didn't need it. At Joanns!!!!! A miracle indeed! And almost everything I needed was on sale except muslin, and I had a 50% off coupon for that.
I was also excited to find,
Speaking of stash, I still haven't committed to going for the 2 and 3 year badges yet. To do that, I would actually need to buy a fair bit of yarn to fill in the gaps in my stash, which seems REALLY counter-productive. But I wanted a new Bowknot Scarf because I wear mine all the time, but it has to be soft enough yarn to be on my neck. I found this yesterday,
I also grabbed this,