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
I actually got started on designing that cowl the stitch pattern exercise got me thinking about! I’m just getting started, but here it is so far I’m thinking of ripping back a bit – the first stitch pattern should have gone for just few more repeats. The yarn is KFI Luxury Silk Sport, and the… Continue reading Design Time
A little more sense is arising from the yarny chaos of earlier this week. One thing is moving along more or less as I had hoped, one is going back to the drawing board, and one is just interesting. The leaf motif is going back to the drawing board. I went to swatch it, and… Continue reading Knitting Season Progress
It’s been a little while since I posted last. There are a couple of big projects I’ve been working on – Wink, Waiting for the Rain – but they, and posting, got put on the side for the past week. The design bug bit me again! I had a lovely skein of yarn from my… Continue reading Design of the Time
As I mentioned in my last post, I recently took a design class with Kirsten Kapur, and designed and completed a hat. (I also designed a shawl, but it is not knitted yet). And the process (for me, anyway) went beyond the class. I had a finished hat at the end of the class, but further… Continue reading Hats Off to You!