Mittens completed last night. Ready for the Nordic Butik at Sangerfest.
Tip Tuesday: Radmanso Stitch Trouble Shooting
Rådmansö Stitch Trouble Shooting for #Nalbinding #TipTuesday - One of the stitches I personally want to use more in my work is the Rådmansö Stitch. It’s quite different from the stitches I’ve often used. You pick up 3 behind the thumb, twist and wrap the working yarn around your needle and pull the needle through. … Continue reading Tip Tuesday: Radmanso Stitch Trouble Shooting
FO Friday: Prize Scarf Completed
FO Friday! I got the prize scarf done for the SRF Small Projects Challenge. (And had to tuck a little succulent into the picture because it just went with the scarf so well!)
Tip Tuesday: Loop Confusion
Nalbinding TipTuesday - confused about which loop is which? Pull lightly on the working thread, the one that tightens is the last one created. (If you’re working on your thumb - for most stitches this loop will go on your thumb. If you need more than one loop on your thumb, you can pull the … Continue reading Tip Tuesday: Loop Confusion
Nalbinding Needle Shop Update
#Nalbinding needle shop update. http://shyredfox.etsy.com
Podcast: Needles Knots and Wool #002
Episode 2 of the Needles, Knots & Wool Podcast – about nalbinding and other ancient crafts with a modern twist - is live and available on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/c/ShyredfoxPodcast ), Itunes and here on shyredfox.com Today's topics include: * Interview with Maria Lind Heel * A research paper on Nalbinding in the Faroe Isles by Osva … Continue reading Podcast: Needles Knots and Wool #002
Tip Tuesday: Stretch Direction
TipTuesday Nalbinding edition - direction of most stretch is usually perpendicular to the rows. Update: All the stitches I use stretch that way. I think coptic stitch is one of the odd ones that doesn’t.
Needles Knots and Wool 002 available on 5/16
Episode 002 of Needles Knots and Wool podcast - interview with Maria Lind Heel will be live 5/16 at 8 am CDT. (iTunes is a few hours behind). Enjoy!
Tip Tuesday: Shrinkage Direction
Nalbinding TipTuesday: Shrinkage is greatest in the width wise direction (across your rows). (Fulling is felting down a piece of fabric) The two bags were same size and of the same type of yarn. The green one barely shrunk in the vertical direction, but almost halved horizontally/ width wise. *Shrinkage varies from yarn to yarn.
Tip Tuesday: Stacking
Nalbinding TipTuesday: Stacking the needle - fold most of your yarn, put the folded part through the needle.