It was a busy week, as usual, The little rug from my weaving class came off the loom. It's almost finished. I still need to decide the treatment for the fringe. Here's the front.
The back is the same as the front, except that the colors are reversed, and the clasps show up. You might remember from last week…Continue
On Wednesday a snowstorm hit. Not some wimpy October snow that melts as soon as it hits the ground, no!
This was a regular, full-blown snowstorm.
We went out early in the day for a get-together with friends we met during the presidential campaign last year. We went to Kneader's at Kimball Junction for breakfast and caught up on…Continue
In Common Threads this week, we had a special meeting to view the video, "Learn to Love Needleturn" by Mary Sorensen.
We gathered at our usual start time at Janet's to have a bite to eat before the meeting. We had eight people, in spite of our first real snowstorm, with…Continue
As always after a trip, there's lots of laundry and cleaning to do. I managed to make some progress on my appliqué project, though.
In spite of a busy week, there was some progress on several projects. The appliqué part of the Delectable Pathways quilt is coming along.
I worked on it some during the Common Threads meeting, which took place at…Continue
Common Threads met at Georgette's this week, and we had some varied projects. Margareth had finished this woven wrap:
Common Threads met on Thursday. Brenda has two new grandchildren coming. This quilt is for the boy:
In spite of my injuries, I made it to Vintage Stitchers this week.
I started warping/dressing my loom on Sunday afternoon. Um...I made a few mistakes.
Wednesday, Deanna, my weaving teacher, came to my house to help me set up my loom and give me a lesson.
It has been a busy week! Soren's Baby Surprise Jacket (BSJ) is finished. Here's the front.
I'm using the instructions in Elizabeth Zimmermann's…
Common Threads met at Ellen's last week. Janet showed off her finished quilt top to commemorate her wedding anniversary:
A new participant, Margareth, brought some of the towels she has been weaving. Some of the designs are woven in, and some are done with cross stitch. They will be Christmas…
The Bees' Knees cardigan fit just the way I wanted: a little big, so she can wear it for a long time. The socks fit about the same way:
We had knitting last week at Rob's lovely home:
This week we had Common Threads, in spite of the early arrival of snow:
Vintage Stitchers met on Thursday out on Barbara's lovely covered patio.
Brenda had finished quilting her Hungry Caterpillar quilt. Her's the front:
The visit to Gardner Village was the big event of the week. Since spring wouldn't come to Park City...
...we took the group to where spring had arrived. Seven members of Common Threads packed into two cars and drove…Continue
Here's my first Koolaid sock!
A couple of weeks ago, I decided to enter the sock blank dyeing contest, so I threw a sock blank into my latest KP order. I had a lot of fun when it came. you can read about it in last week's blog. I like to make socks one at a…Continue
I organized my yarn stash. Here's what the sock and fingering section looks like:
I know I frogged at least 80 rows, so that was a lot of penalty laps! I'm on the last pattern change, though, so I think this might be doable (finishing before the Ravelympics are done), barring further mistakes! It's the…Continue