While staying in a cabin on the lake, I woke up one morning to what appeared to be a entire wall of sunshine. There was a huge fog cloud, hugged right up to the edge of the shore. The way the sun lit it, made it look like a giant bowl of sunshine. The only way I knew the lake was still there was thanks to a passing duck. The world just stopped there.
A little more history on knitting. It used to be accomplished with one stick held stationary; in the crook of an arm or knee, while the other did most of the motion. It was fast! When upper class women started knitting, the method changed to use two hands. This was to specifically to slow it … Continue reading String Method Workshop
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I have always loved plaid and tartan patterns. I tried to knit one once and while it works... it is a pain! The color changes mean you have to make many tiny balls of yarn at the point of each stripe. They get tangled, you have to weave all those ends at the end of … Continue reading First Weaving Attempts
I don't like to sit idle for long periods of time. I get antsy. I want to do something or move or talk. I'm told it can be a bit distracting if I'm watching a movie, for example. So it is very helpful to have something to do with my hands. It keeps my hands … Continue reading Knitting in the Dark
I think I might be kind of a bag-lady. I don't have a TON of purses; I prefer quality over quantity. Though I appreciate coordinating with my outfit, I land more on the function side of the fashion vs. function debate. I change purses with the season about 2x a year and SOMETIMES for a … Continue reading Project Purse
Lucky you! Getting more updates. And more photos this time, too! Progress ...New Pieces! Stats Frog Count: 0 # Pieces on Needles*: 3 Hours worked: 19:22 Approximate Stitch Count: 8899 Number of pieces on needles isn't necessarily meant to indicate working multiple pieces at one time and shifting back and forth, rather, the number of … Continue reading Progress Update #2
I must confess... I started a new project! "WHAT." I'm sure you are incredulous. When I spent all that time and effort clearing out the queue... How could I?! I know, I know. Just hear me out. You see, my dear sweet boyfriend is actually one of those observant types. He knows I love knitting. … Continue reading Undercover Cover
I was invited to a masquerade ball and my first thought was; what do you wear to such a thing? A gown and mask, I suppose, but what will I wear? I really didn't want to spend a ton of cash-o-la on a fancy dress that I would probably never wear again. But I had … Continue reading Failed Dress Dying
Disclaimer: Read NOTHING into this post being close in timing to making my wedding dress. They are not related by anything other than knitting. I've reached that age where friends, coworkers, and family members in my generation group are having babies. It's often the next wave after or slightly overlapping the season of multiple weddings a … Continue reading Baby hats; little hats… for babies!