Saturday, April 20, 2013

More Hexipuffs!

It has been a while since I've made some hexipuffs, and I've received some generous and very purple RAK's.  I have not had the chance to knit with many of these yarns yet, but I hope to very soon.

I made a hexipuff from the yarn that I used in the first sweater I ever made (In high school - see middle puff below.)  The puff is a tad bit bigger than some of the others, but I think that this will be okay in the end.  I'm not too worried about it in any case.

I did not finish quite as many hexipuffs as I had hoped for this update.

SO I did a "measurement" and found that ~30 hexipuffs (5x6) makes 1 square foot of quilt.  A full mattress (double) is 54" x 75", or ~ 4.5' x 6.25'.  28.125 square feet, which means that I would need around 900+ hexipuffs.  At the rate I'm going, this should take me around 25 years.  Do you think I'll ever make it there?  (I only have 36 completed right now.)  


  1. You will get there!! It seems like this would be a great in-the-car-road-trip-project. No need to carry a bunch of different projects and patterns, just several colors to break up the monotony but easy enough to enjoy the scenery.

  2. I think you can, I think you can . . .

    Worse case scenario might be that you make a finished bed runner.

    Don't knit and drive! Remember the joke about the blond knitting and the cop comes up alongside and yells "Pull over!" The blond yells back, 'No, cardigan!'

    You don't want 'Pull over!' and then have to yell back 'No, hexipuff!'

    1. I've thought about that, and I will likely assemble it when I get enough for a bed runner and then keep adding rows after that. :)

      I love the joke!

  3. For sure, this is not a project for me :)

    1. But they are so cute. I jut keep getting distracted by other projects.

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