So the other week i bought my first mawata. it is gorgeous. i am trying to make the helix scarf with it. i am not sure how i am doing, but it seems to be coming along.drafting is proving interesting. i have never spun or drafted before, but this seems like a good place to start to get a feel for fiber. granted, it is sticky and catches on everything; including air; but the fibers are long, which makes it a little more difficult to not pull them apart. stay tuned for an…Continue
Added by Julie Snyder on April 3, 2011 at 5:39pm — No Comments
I finished my first real pair of grown up sized socks.
so i have started this endeavor. i really don't know what i am doing, but with the help of Kelly's video tutorial and a few books- i am muddling through. right now i have finished the leg and working on the heel flap. I am not sure what i think yet- i am not trying to develop an opinion. if i was smart, i would not be using sock yarn or tiny needles. and originally i was going to do toddler socks to get the basics, but then i decided to jump the gun and if i was gonig to make a sock, i…Continue
Finally it is done. I finished sewing it together tonight, about 2 hours ago - as it has taken me that long to figure out how to SUCCESSFULLY up load a pic.
I would not have been able to complete this without the help and support of my friends on here and ravelry.
The neckline lower than what i would allow my…Continue
here is my progress so far on my first sweater item thingie. here is the link to the site
here is a pic of my progress...
So i am still working on the sweater. i think i have about 2 inches done. i know not alot, but it is coming and i am working on a baby blanket for my best friend. it is a block pattern- seed stitch squares and lace squares and seed stitch border. so nothing too too exciting, but i am anxious about blocking it and then putting it all together.
I had a knitty expierence today, i had a dentist appointment and so i brought the seed stitch border i am working on, and was waiting…Continue
Added by Julie Snyder on March 26, 2010 at 4:18pm — No Comments