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WIPs: Ahmanet and Japanese Stitches Scarf

I'm just popping in to give a couple of quick project updates. 

First, I'm still slowly crocheting my way through "Ahmanet".  It's taken a backseat to my other current WIP, but every so often it gets a little attention.  Here's the latest progress photo:

It's a little rumpled, but you can at least get an impression of it.  That's a Clover Amour steel hook, for scale.  This will be a big one, once it's finished and blocked!  I've started the third and final ball of thread.  At this point, it kind of feels like there's not much to do, but with large doilies, those last several rounds can take a lot of time to crochet. 

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The main crafty focus for the past week or two has been the "Japanese Stitches Advent Scarf".  It's a knitting project-- fairly ambitious for me, with some unusual (or at least new-to-me) stitches.  There have been some bumps in the road (see my project notes for details on some-- not all!-- of those …