I can’t help what IK named the pattern, Beth! Look to the right, see that wee bit of yarn? That is what is left. I started the project partly to use up my leftover Knitpicks Shine. It was pretty easy, once I figured out what was going on with the one-piece knitting. So the bolero… Continue reading (Non) Fiery Bolero
Well, OK, it is sock yarn, but I didn’t buy it for SOCKS! This is Fearless Fibers’ 100% merino in Wisteria colorway. I ordered it from Etsy, where I found it by searching for handpainted merino sock yarn. It is intended for the Diamond Fantasy Shawl, one day. The Twinkletoes was just too bright, and… Continue reading Stash Addition
I do have something to blog about. I got a wonderful assortment of goodies from Jannett, my Tea Swap Pal. There is Mauritius tea from Teasource, which I read has a vanilla flavor. It’s new to me. There are delicious Swedish vanilla gingersnaps. cute knit-theme notecards and pink heart Post-its. She sent hand-made stitch markers,… Continue reading Tea Stash Loot
Well, it has been a long time. I have dropped out of a couple of KALs so far this year, but I might make the Red Hot Sizzling Socks deadline. Here is my first Geranium Sock Garden Classy Slip-ups. It has some of the same colors of the amaryllis, so I couldn’t resist. I need… Continue reading Red Hot Sizzling Sock
I miss the "strange" southern weather. It wenf from the 70s last week to the 90s this week. Oh well, we knew summer would arrive soon. The sunroof is closed and the car AC was on 60 on DH’s side, and 70 on mine. I keep telling him a low pressure front will develop. After… Continue reading Misc. Stuff
Three little vests were made for CIC using Claudia’s What’s in My Pocket? pattern, in Lopi and possum/wool yarn doubled. These will be mailed soon, with the little sockies in Sixth Sense pattern.
First, my order from WEBS arrived at work. Man, that red Debbie Bliss Cathay looks fine in weight. It is so soft and purty, with its silk content. It wants to be a shrug or something… I love to collect Cascade 220. I am learning to love natural lighting. These photos are still with the… Continue reading Nice Postal Day