Today’s post is brought to you courtesy of my new haircut. I’ve been experimenting with hollow beads today: Hollow CIM Chalcedony, DH Triton and Gaia frit, CIM clear dots. Hollow Vetrofond Smoke Rings Hollow CIM Sangre with Triton frit Effetre … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: January 2010
I have a million picture frames. Unfortunately, none of them match. In order to bring some unity to my collection, I decided to make one related set to scatter among the others on my living room wall. This is a … Continue reading
Today, my friend Cheryl and I met to plan her wedding flowers! Her colors are red, black, and white–very classy. Since her fiance proposed between two red roses, those flowers are very special to her. I’m having fun strategizing my … Continue reading
Do you suffer from Poor Photography Syndrome, as I do? Do you live in a cloudy climate, rushing out to take pictures in the only spot of sunshine for miles around, only to discover that the batteries in your camera … Continue reading
It’s called frogging because you rip-it, rip-it, rip-it. Yep, the baby gansey was a no-go. The circumference was too small for my little sausage biscuit, and the armholes were too shallow for easy dressing. So I’m ripping and re-knitting. I … Continue reading
COE 104, not perfect, but hopeful! I’m going to try to put some in beads tonight.
Deborah says I am unfamiliar the direction “K1fb” that is knit one fb?? front to back?? Please let me know….thanks This is a great question. K1fb is one of the increases that makes two stitches out of one. Here’s how … Continue reading
The intended recipient has graciously agreed to model the baby-gansey-in-process. The knitter immediately realized she’d better get her act together or he’ll outgrow it before it’s done. Little porker.
Still working on the baby sweater–I’m languishing somewhat on the plain sleeves. Today I sat down and sorted through the 5lb box of shorts I got from Frantz for my birthday. Mike Frantz promised some regular and some special glass, … Continue reading