Yesh, there has been a paucity of knitting content here lately. The dogwoods have yet to bloom…Anyway, here is Chickami, in Knitpicks Shine, from Bonne Marie Burns, to match my Eyelet Cardi from her. The top is stretched out on my Addi 60" (afghan) circ. This is the second attempt, a different size and the… Continue reading Spring Knitting
I signed up for the Sew? I knit! along. The current project is a bag. I have a pattern that I would like to make, Simplicity 4542, a pattern with knitting bags. The larger one has a needle roll attached. I plan to use Michael Miller’s Knit Wits fabric with cats, yarn, etc. I ordered… Continue reading Sew? I Knit!
This shot of the library next to the cherry tree reminds me of pagodas at the Tidal Basin in DC where I used to live. The closeup shot looks as if the blossoms have a little frost damage. Elann Luna, in Purple Heart and Liquid Teal. I plan to make shrugs with this.
Well, I wasn’t going to say a lot about my Spring Break trip to Las Vegas. This is a tree in Bellagio. I just loved the pink blossoms. If you want to see more photos, see the July 2005 archive. Did NOT make it to Gail Knits, once again. We stayed in the Flamingo, once… Continue reading Miscellaneous Musings
I did manage to finish the foot and toe of my second Glad Raggs sock in Vegas-usually knitted a little after midnight. Our internal clocks are a little messed up. The yarn is Lang Jawoll Cotton, they were done on Magic Loop on Addi 2.5mm 40" circs. The beads are Miyuki metallic I had for… Continue reading Glad Raggs completed
Look at this! It rained in Las Vegas. In three trips to LV, we have never seen cloudy skies and rain, not to mention 40 and 50 degree weather. I was cold at times. The temp was about half what it was when we came in July. The last photo is the sky just as… Continue reading Vegas Sky
Carrie tagged me with this. I don’t think I have ever been tagged before, y’all! Seven things to do before I die:1. Travel to Scotland/Ireland/Great Britain2. Travel to Washington State or Canada and attend a lavender festival3. Have another cat4. Have an office/craft room devoted to those things5. Learn to spin yarn6. Tour the Western… Continue reading Sevens