My favorite project for this past week is still my woven bag, now with lining and in use as my handbag:
There’s even room for a small knitting project and my iPad, but the bag itself isn’t heavy. The handles came from Joann’s. The homespun lining came from my fabric…Continue
What a week! Julie brought this quilt of Barbara's to Vintage Stitchers on Thursday:
She had finished the quilting. Barbara inherited it from a friend who passed away.
Barbara also showed us this lovely confection she had just finished piecing/appliquéing.…Continue
I made good progress on the Dogwood Blossoms sweater, about 1" of the pattern. I put it on two circs, so you can see…Continue
If you are like me, you are always looking for something new to knit. I search Ravelry on a regular basis looking for new and interesting patterns. I keep my eye on Knit Picks, too. They also have a wide range of new designer patterns, and have a fantastic…Continue
This has been an exciting 23 days of spinning! It all began July 3, with a marathon day of spinning and I finished my biggest batch of yarn for this event… 2 skeins in one day, 2-plied.…
This is probably the longest I have gone without posting a blog… in a long, long time. I try to stay busy knitting or spinning, and am always finishing projects, so I usually have plenty to write about. But lately things have slowed down on the knitting front, as other things have taken precedence. What you ask could possibly be more important than knitting?…Continue
I love experimenting and was inspired by a log cabin type block to try and make a felted tote using a block pattern. I had lots of fun choosing colors and figuring out how to large to make the blocks so that the tote was a nice size. I am working on writing up the pattern so that I can perfect it and then publish it. I used Knit Picks Palette yarn held double to knit with and love the smooth texture and lines of the tote. The tote felted like a dream, I was a…Continue
I am very happy to show you a picture of the felted entrelac clutch I just felted last night. I had entered this in the Ravelympics 2010. :)
The last week has been very busy, what with welcoming my new grandson, Sam, into the world, and I had two days were I accomplished very little knitting. Finally on Thursday and Friday I got to knit a lot. My DH asked if I had gone through fiber withdrawal... I think that is exactly what happened to me.
I finished all the knitting on the Karin Tote, blocked it on Friday, and mattress stitched it together on Saturday. Then I whip stitched the strap, and inserted the…Continue