Well, I blocked the Plum Shrug last week, then kinda forgot about it lying on the blocking board with lots of pins. It looks a lot better blocked. I couldn’t figure out the Little Arrowhead Lace on the sleeves, so I did a simple eyelet lace instead. This pattern, a top down raglan, is from… Continue reading Purple Plum Shrug
Well, the Trekking 100 socks are finished, so DH and I took them to Little River Canyon for a photo shoot. We drove in a large circle all around the rim of the canyon to get there and back home. He did OK despite his protests of "I can’t believe I’m doing this." I said… Continue reading Little River Canyon Trek
It has been gray all morning here in NE Alabama, and was in the 70s when I went to bed, and when I got up.I worked some more on my Waterlily sock. I am finished with the patterned part. I made a sour cream poundcake for DH for our anniversary next Friday. It is now… Continue reading Gray Sky, Etc.
I was down to one sock on the needles, so I started the Waterlily Socks this morning. The ribbing is done so far. I discovered that I had too few of the crystal beads to be able to use the bead spinner. So I got some dental floss threaders, which have a stiffened end that… Continue reading Waterlily Begins
Look at this photo from last year’s blog. I had deja vu all over again when I saw the photo in the Yarn Harlot’s blog yesterday. Doesn’t that yarn resemble the Opal of my Pomatomus socks? Anyway, I have survived the first row of CeCe, festooned with almost every stitch marker I own that will… Continue reading Deja Vu All Over Again
Well, I know y’all have been just been waiting with bated breath to find out what my next sock project would be. I think I will tackle Waterlily, by Sivia Harding, since I got a new toy today. A bead spinner (the plastic budget model.) It looks nice and looks as it will do the… Continue reading Next Sock Planned
After I took my afternoon sky photo, the sky got darker and darker, and it was pouring and thundering and lightning for a while. My day improved greatly, however, when I got home from work and found a box from my Knit Sock Kit Swap pal. The lavendar soap has been claimed by DH, and… Continue reading KSKS loot!