I am delighted to say that the fabric that will become my Flame Lace top is finally off the loom! As much as I enjoy the meditative process of weaving, it always feels so good to near the end of a project. In life and crafting, I’ve found that there are all types of people: … Continue reading Off and Running
It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Spring Pullover in Bamboo Bloom Handpaints. What a great look for Spring, eh? Cap sleeves, open neckline, and some lovely waist shaping for a more polished look. You can juuust see the double eyelets accenting the neckline. This pattern is knitted flat. Turn the hem up and stitch it to the … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Spring Pullover
It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the TNNA Cardi in Bamboo Pop. Here’s how this sweater happened. “You know what we ought to do at this year’s National Needlearts Association Summer Show? We ought to all wear matching outfits.” “Yes! And they should all be sweaters in our yarn!” “Yes!! And we should make them for … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – TNNA Cardi
It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Chasing Vines Cowl in Cotton True Sport. We’ve had a recent rush of rain here, and everything is green and growing and glorious. I was reminded of this again when looking at these photos from Jonas Farms, home to many a happy horse here in North Carolina. Their hay fields … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Chasing Vines Cowl
I must say Naked Sock is a work horse. It stayed clean and strong through at least six cast on attempts. Must get more.
I just used Deluxe Worsted for the first time in a very deep purple (Heliotrope) color and was totally surprised that it did NOT bleed into the lighter color also used in the same project. I was pleased with the yarn and it is very soft.
Uptown Worsted is my favorite acrylic yarn by far!