We have had a little rain at least for the past week or so-pretty much the summer thunderstorm pattern. This morning’s sky is blue over the garden. In knitting news, I finished one sleeve on the baby cardi, did a few squares on the entrelac blankie and a bit on the sock. Look closer…
Y’all, I just had to show you my Aunt Eupha’s quilt. This photo arrived in my e-mail today. This is really impressive.. She calls it her Scrappy Quilt, made from her fabric scraps, and she declares she will never make another one, but will throw scraps out! This and bridge has consumed all her time… Continue reading Scrappy Quilt
I have gotten one sleeve done on my Plum Shrug in Debbie Bliss Cathay. I frogged the Rocketry baby sweater and restarted, this time in the correct gauge. I finished the body and started one sleeve. The first Carolina sock is past the heel now. I just got "aholt" of some Zen String Lotus Toes Blue… Continue reading Lots of Projects
I have reached the sleeve divide for the Rocketry Cardigan from Dream in Color. Mine is a little different because I had lots of colors of Mission Falls 1824 Wool in my stash. Yeah, what about those other UFOs? I also cast on for the cotton baby bib from Mason Dixon Knitting, in purple.
I have made a little progress on my Strawberries and Lime Bamboo Cotton Carolina sock. Most of my progress was made while waiting for photos to load in Typepad. Thanks to my wonky Internet connection, I lost part of a post with lots of photos. The yarn feels soft, but seems loosely spun in places.… Continue reading Some Sock Progress
Sky with Mimosa tree Closeup of mimosa blossom I was feeling lucky that I avoided the patch of poison ivy in the pasture near the first mimosa, when the blackfly bit me.
I have been wanting to make a little zipper pouch for knitting notions. I had fabric left over from sewing my knitting bag, and a leftover bit of bias tape.. All I needed to get was a 7" zipper. Now I have several. Anyway, I used this tutorial, and some of the Knit Wits knitting… Continue reading Sewing, Etc.