In spite of stab stitching, I am making progress. I decided to make the whole thing just a bit bigger by adding another row of hexagons around all the sections I have completed. That felt like it took forever!
Here is the upper left corner:
I’m now stitching together the flowers for the basket medallion. I arranged and rearranged them just about every time I passed the design wall–it was quite fun. Tonight I’m going to print some more background ‘sky’ and green ‘leaf’ hexes.
My newest favorite tool is a stretchy bandage that’s used to support sprains. I’ve wrapped my right wrist and it’s made a world of difference. I’ve also ordered a pair of those fingerless crafter’s support gloves to see if they might go on and off more easily.