It’s too big for the design wall

So on my floor tonight – the pink and brown Stars and Pinwheels quilt. I’m adding borders to make it just a little bigger and since Adam’s wedding is set for the end of March I can’t put it off any longer.


Someone asked what yarn I was using for my new socks — it’s a Stroll yarn from Knit Picks called Peacock Multi. Pretty isn’t it?


17 thoughts on “It’s too big for the design wall

  1. Flatlander (Linda)

    That quilt is going to be a beauty! Love the colors in your new sock yarn. You’re on fire, Mary! LOL 😉

  2. paulettte Doyle

    Hi Mary!
    Your brown and pink quilt is going to be beautiful!! What a wonderful gift it’s going to make!! Love the new yarn…your feet are going to be very happy!! Is it still snowing where you live?

  3. Renea

    I agree with Nancy, this is also one of my favorites! As outgoing president of the quilt guild, I rec’d a lot of pink/brown fabrics. Can’t wait to see what I can do with them!

  4. Susie Marshall

    Pretty quilt. I like the pattern. Another color that goes well with brown is turgoise. Love, love the yarn. I hope to learn to make some socks in the future, maybe once I learn all the knitting abreviations & find a simple pattern. Are you doing tube socks with this yarn?

  5. Judith

    Another pair of socks and another lovely colour. I am going to have to stop coming here as I have to finish something before I start another project but you keep making me want to start socks. You bad person.(Only joking)Your quilt is gorgeous too.

  6. Tazzie

    Nothing like an upcoming wedding to get a quilt project moving! I love the colours in the yarn, I would use that one for sure!

  7. *karendianne.

    Oh Mary, I love this quilt. The colors come through so perfectly. This is going to be such a wonderful wedding present. Gosh. Makes me extra happy for the spirit of the event as this will be so personal and representative of the sending the couple off doubly blessed.

  8. Linda

    I was wondering where those socks where!! I’ve started mine too. I kept looking at the toe up books but ended up with the cuff down. I haven’t even got enough done to take a picture of yet…Those dpn’s take a little getting used too..

  9. purplequilts

    Yes this yard knits up nicely. I like your red socks, too. I want to take a class to make socks. I am not an accomplished knitter, so I think I would do better with a class.

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