Earlier this year, I wrote a bit about getting involved with the Livestock Conservancy’s Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em program. SE2SE encourages fiber artistists to buy fleeces, wool or yarn from farmers of endangered breeds of sheep. I bought a few skeins earlier this year, but then got distracted by a couple of other projects.… Continue reading SE2SE: A Few Skeins More
Not a lot to report today – just got a few more inches done on my SIL’s socks. I’m actually at the start of the gussets, it’s moving along! It is nice to get going on them again 🙂
On my way home from work Monday night, I stopped at a nearby pharmacy to get a flu shot, and while I was there, decided to get a shingles shot as well. As the pharmacist said – “May as well get them both over with!” And moreover, I decided to get them both in the… Continue reading A Shot at Organization
Not a lot accomplished on my SIL’s Soft Pretzel socks this week, I’m afraid. Between getting the brioche scarf done and starting Dolores’ pumpkin outfit and other random chores, I haven’t had a lot of patience for them. But starting tomorrow night, I’m getting at them! This evening I wound up doing a little stash… Continue reading Sock It To Me Monday
Dolores has been showing her sensitive side lately, sighing over the autumn leaves and contemplating other weighty matters. Like when her next outfit will be ready already! I got it started this weekend, and have been alternating working on it with working on my SIL’s Soft Pretzel socks. Hopefully it will be done in a… Continue reading Dolores:Autumn Reverie
My Falling Leaves scarf is done! This was a great skill builder for me, as I not only learned to do brioche increases and decreases, but also the two color Italian cast on AND the tubular cast off. Here it is before I blocked it. Very squishy and cushy. You can see the edging is… Continue reading Brioche Increases and Decreases – Check!