Well, there's no shop update this week. Though the excuse is a wonderful one! I found out I will get to go to Japan on my friend, Chiaki's, textile tour in Osaka, Okayama and Kyoko in October. (Just me. The family will have to stay home. I wish they could come too. But, they love … Continue reading Completed Speckle Socks and an Upcoming Trip
Shop Update This week's shop update is nalbinding needles in acrylic and birch laminate. Check these and other needles, yarn, completed items, patterns, and felted items (by my daughter) in my Etsy Shop. News In other news, this week has been a tough one as I support a friend who lost a parent. On the … Continue reading Shop Update 2/24/2017 and News
Mittens completed last night. Ready for the Nordic Butik at Sangerfest.
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!)
Woot! I finished my tunic length #sweater!
Last month and this month I finished my hat and a pair of mittens. I found the mittens unfinished in my project pile and they were just the project to work on while hubby reads another Ranger’s Apprentice book to the family. (I’ll put the mittens up in the shop tomorrow.) Last night I started a pair … Continue reading Projects! (Mostly nalbinding and a bit of knitting)
Finished my hat yesterday! So I’m ready for winter. (Though, if winter takes it’s time to get here, I won’t be sad.)Started hat at base with Finnish 2+2 stitch. When I finished the top, I went back to the base and added a brim with the same stitch but the M1 connection (connecting the new … Continue reading
Oh my goodness it’s been a fun but busy week. The kiddos are prepping for an archery pin shoot - so they’ve had lots of practice time. I’m hoping to practice with them after the pin shoot. I’ve been trying to help my youngest. She just moved to 20 yards and is having a hard … Continue reading Projects Nov 13, 2016
Absolutely giddy. That’s how I felt yesterday when I finished the border and reinforced the arm holes of my circular vest. The Finnish 2+2 stitch knotwork border sucked up yarn so fast! I had to go buy more of the blue yarn. Much to do today, so I’ll keep the post short.
Yes, yes. I should be working on my circle vest to have it done before the end of February for the Green Camel Gathering fiber arts event. But I got distracted, you see. A spiffy knotwork headband post from one of the Facebook groups inspired me this week to start to learn how to do … Continue reading Nalbound Knot Work Cowl + Knotwork Pretzels Tutorial