Please excuse the terrible indoor nighttime pictures, but here’s what there is so far for the shark texture. The picture on the left is his gills, and the picture on the right is the start of his mouth. At this point I have half of the shark done. After that, just a bit more plain… Continue reading Sock It To Me Monday
Today felt like a lazy day, but now that I’m thinking about it, I actually got a lot done. Three loads of laundry, made a roast for supper, made paneer for supper tomorrow, started some yogurt, tidied up and partially did the floors. Whew! But I did get some relaxing in as well this weekend.… Continue reading It Felt Like a Lazy Day
Sewing friends, I have a problem and need your expertise and advice. This is my Starfleet Science Officer bathrobe, which I have had for many years, and which is no longer in production. For obvious reasons, I want to use it until it is completely falling apart and no longer functional. The spot at the… Continue reading On The Mend
I seem to be on a kick for exploring different ethic knitting traditions lately, and the latest subject is Latvian knitting. The first book, Knit Like a Latvian (which I always want to sing to the tune of “Walk Like an Egyptian”) has been around for a couple of years and is all about the… Continue reading Knitter’s Bookshelf: Knit Like a Latvian
Back at it with my Niazuma top! I’m past the point where I decided to frog it on the last attempt, and it is looking much more like the correct size this time. So there’s a break! In other news, I am working from home as of earlier this week, for at least the next… Continue reading Wednesday WIP
Heels are turned in my Shark 3D socks! I am going to do about an inch of plain knitting and then get into the texture that will form the shark 🙂 Tell me about your socks – ones your making or just ones you like!
I started doing my actual real swatch for Arachne yesterday, using one of the gray skeins I was originally going to use for the web. Because it is easy social knitting, I took it along when we went out for breakfast. Three people stopped by our table to ask or talk about it, which was… Continue reading Swatch Out!