Before we left on our trip last week, I spent a fair amount of time fretting about what projects to take along with me, coming up with pros and cons for all the possibilities. As usual, I wound up over-yarning by quite a bit. I wound up taking along my Delftig marlisle mittens, the yarn… Continue reading Cowl About Town
My cowl design is coming along reasonably well! I had to rip back and try different things a couple of times, but that is OK. It has been an interesting process so far. I still have a bit to go, but not too much more. The first Year of Techniques project came out today, but… Continue reading Almost FO Friday
Have been making decent progress on the redo on my cowl design. The changes I was thinking about that caused the redo are working out pretty well. This yarn is very different from the yarn I started with – that was all silk and was very fluid and flowy. This is tightly spun wool, and… Continue reading Back Where I Started
That pretty yarn I started designing my cowl with – It does not like to be frogged. Not at all. And since this designing thing is likely to be a bit of a process, I frogged as carefully as I could, then put it aside for once I have the design finalized. I’ll use it… Continue reading Do Over
Tuck Stitch Cowl #2 is finally done! The yarns are Freia Ombre Grande and A Tree Hugger’s Wife Soft DK. I didn’t really have a pattern, just used a stitch pattern and a generic number of stitches to work it on. I’m pretty happy with how it turned out, and also happy to be done… Continue reading Something’s Finally Done!
I finally got a chance to make a little progress on my second tuck stitch cowl! The yarns are kind of close in value on this end of the gradient (the pinky purple yarn), but hopefully it’s enough contrast that it will turn out OK. I’m a little afraid to check it out in the… Continue reading Tuck Stitch Cowl 2 Progress