Friday before the long weekend and all is well! Look at lisa trying to decide what color she likes best. Mountain colors Crazyfoot is one of our favorite yarns for both socks and shawlettes. I think I may have found my colors for the Color Affection.
I’ll have the colors in the [...]
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We’ve enjoyed the company of Day Carr from Mt. Pisgah Handwovens the past several months. It’s sad to see the loom empty ready for move out day. And the “wall of wovens” will be repurposed for the next artist. Here’s a glimpse ….
Almost done. Just the collar and armholes to complete.
And now for the wrap-up. When it came off the needles on Thursday morning, there was a try on session. The result was a lot of dissapointment and tears on both Tara and my part. It just didn’t look as good as either of [...]
Whoever said it was important to read instructions completely, circling all of the instructions that refer to your size? Me? Nah, because obviously I don’t practice what I preach. It’s disheartening to get to the end of the project and realize the lace pattern is four rows off because of one little sentence.
So glad to,share the first finished knit swirl from our local Thursday night sweater group. Great job, Mary! She used douceur et soie and Boku.
Progress is being made. Deadline is 7 days away. I ended up making some modifications to make the picked up front edges match.
The next question is, how deep do the armholes need to be before adding on stitches for the sleeve cap? I’ve never constructed a sleeve this way. Anyone have any suggestions?
And I can’t reveal until May 1 . . . oh, it is soft, and warm, and snuggly and well, luscious!! There are a dozen more description of this luxury yarn that Tara and I say as we walk by and pet it. I had one design in mind when I ordered it, but they [...]
Uh oh! Do as I say not as I do!
1. Do a Gauge swatch – I didn’t. I’m knitting looser than recommended, I think. The number of repeats for the size to fit Tara is actually two sizes smaller than its supposed to be. Now I have to do a gauge swatch to [...]