I am putting this a few places for easy reference… Okay, so tonight I started a shawl with beads and I am using the guitar string method and I must say I think it’s brilliant. Here, let me show you… First I took a 6” piece of thin acoustic slinky guitar string that just soContinue reading “Guitar String Beader Tutorial”
Progress above is on 3/28. Progress below is on 3/29. Up to 576 sts, 96 rows to go before another increase…whew! I love that there is ZERO brainwork on this project. I am hoping once I go through my 3 skeins of Noro sock yarn it will measure close to 72″ across blocked. IContinue reading “EZ as Pi”
I have been working on 3 projects; one long term (more than 3 years hibernating), one gift for VDay, one pair of socks for me! The socks are very basic 72 sts on size 0 needles, magic loop style, gauge of 11 sts per inch. Nice & tight to wear like iron.IContinue reading “Let’s See…”
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I am bordering the crochet granny square afghan we bought for Rex. It’s close to twin size but we need it queen sized for summer use on our bed. I have to finish the white round I am on, then I think one more round of black and finished!
Semi-fitted & slouchy hats with a zig zag lace pattern… just in the beginning stage of designing a whole line using this open, airy, summery lace. Stay tuned…
I am doing another sock knitalong with the Younger Yarns group on Ravelry. This month it is a pick your own pattern from the Socks From the Toe Up book. Yarn choice…why, Younger Yarns Twisty String in the colorway Or…Whatever Sent from Camera Effects – http://bit.ly/i0aBo0
I bought the yarn a while back to make the Venezia Pullover from Interweave Knits and just now started it. I kept telling myself that I would start it once the Trapeze Jacket was finished but I must say, I so do not want to work on that sweater. This one though, it calls to me!
I am using Knitpicks Essential Sock yarn in navy and green on size 4 needles. I love it!
This is a gift for a friend that is having a baby boy. The shower is in a week or so and I wanted to do something fast but oh so great! I used the knitting machine with the 3.5plate to knit the body of the blanket using 4 balls of Cottonease in charcoal. Then I picked up sts using Cottonease in stone from the live cast on and live take off of the machine plus the sides for a …