We have quite a few works-in-progress going on at our house this week. Some of the crafty variety, some not. Philip's work-in-progress this week has been learning to tie his own shoes. He hasn't been overly inclined to learn this skill on his own so we decided to provide some incentive in the form of refusing to tie them for him (while helping him, of course) and buying some organic cookies'n cream ice cream as a treat when he could tie on his own. Wouldn't you know that 1 day later he is tying his shoes (and eating ice cream!)
Finn's work-in-progress is trying not to get hurt when his siblings use him for a guinea pig...aka learning how to swing in a big kid swing. He's holding on tight and figuring it out!
My WIP for the week has been putting the last touches on the Seasons Round package that went out yesterday. (If you haven't participated in the Seasons Round exchange before, go here starting Oct. 1 and sign up for the winter exchange!) I needlefelted a pumpkin, used recycled wool sweaters to make an apple tree (with needlefelted apples), made a leafy fall candle and Elizabeth used a cookie cutter to felt a pumpkin. A box of fallish tea rounded out our package.
A close-up of the leafy candle:
I've also been working this week on a set of felted nesting bowls for a friend's impending birthday. The corriedale yarn is from our local sheep farm. :)