This year for the TdF, my challenge is to spin a boucle. I read and watched Jacey Boggs do this in Spin Art, and really hope I can duplicate her efforts.
I am using two fibers – South African Fine (a Merino cross) as my core, and have some lovely mohair to use as my boucle. I have some silk thread on order and it should be in time for the final plying. …Continue
Two months without sewing or knitting (head hammers the key board). My hands are always busy with something. Right now my dominant arm is broken and hand casted; making it hard to work or keep busy. At least I learned never to trust a GPS from the car rental companies.
Added by Alyss Steiner on June 27, 2012 at 8:44pm — No Comments
I improvised this owl hat from the…Continue
Yesterday I met up with a fellow Knit Picks Community friend, Karen Pike, at the Midwest Fiber and Folk Art Fair. It was great to finally meet in person. There were so many vendor booths with many different art forms filled with interesting items. There were several that had live bunnies. One even had some baby ones and I got to hold one. They are so cute and cuddly.
We saw many different kinds of spindles including this large one. (I thought of Cheryl…Continue
2 infant blankets for Navy relief
seed stitch one to the right-took forever
and to the left, little…Continue
Added by jbarr on June 18, 2012 at 5:31pm — No Comments
yellow, green and white block child afghan
three pink baby afghans for navy…Continue
Added by jbarr on June 18, 2012 at 5:15pm — No Comments
Still no sign of BS, but some of his layette is completed:
The Baby Surprise Jacket (BSJ) is made from Swish DK in Grain Heather and Cinnamon (discontinued). The little hats are made from Stroll Sport in cork and Bare, Swish DK in Grain Heather and Swish Worsted in Hollyberry. The booties are in Stroll Sport in cork. The buttons on the BSJ are little…Continue
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We arrived in Beaverton, OR, yesterday. Lots of knitting time in the car!
The BSJ is turning out well. I haven't decided on the buttons yet. Will have to look around for some nice ones.
The hat I made last week was so…Continue
Added by jbarr on June 10, 2012 at 1:53pm — No Comments
We're still at home, since BS hasn't put in his appearance this early, but we'll be taking off soon, regardless.
One of my projects this week was to finish the baby hat DGD1 started when she was here. I used it to teach her how to knit in the round, and then I continued it, but it has been…Continue
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