How many pairs did she buy!? Six…at $2.50 a pair…I got two Brown frames and 4 Black. I also bought a neat handbag for $7 and a few skeins of Christmas yarn, “Mistletoe.” Now my needles, WIP: newborn baby hats for Christmas. 🙂
It’s Peony Season and we get to enjoy the vibrant colors and fragrance of this beautiful bright Fushia flower. Working on another Pink Pussy Hat, using #8 needles. This amazing color is “Manic Pink”. I love working with this soft extra fine merino wool = luxurious.
I made a number of infinity cowls for gifts this Christmas. I also made one for myself in the pink/rose color. I used a K hook for the Peacock Blue cowl and a J hook for the other two using a hdc on all. My current WIP is a neck warmer cowl in a V-stitch:
I planned for my mini haul this past weekend. Having seen the prices last year I knew much of what I wanted would not be discounted. I bought a few skeins of baby Alpaca, so very soft, a hank of Miss Bab’s Yowza (Prince) washable Merino and some Mini Mochi. I plan on making cowls for myContinue reading “My mini haul from the Sheep & Wool festival (Rhinebeck, NY)”
And, for Kindness!! There was no shortage of kindness out there in the streets of NYC, & Westchester county. During a major snafu that knocked power out to all the Metro North trains, for over two hours, during the late evening rush hour this past Thursday. Folks were rightfully upset with the long unexplained delayContinue reading “K is for kooky…”
What’s on my hook this week are two more Laps–ghans (from our Valentine’s Day project). Loving using size K – I can whip things up a lot faster with this large crochet hook.
I took a few days off to rest my phalanges after whipping up ruffle scarfs, baby dresses & hats. Now it’s time to get started on my fingerless gloves – after all it is FALL!! So, I spent a few hours today sitting outdoors appreciating this gorgeous weather and the last weeks of the waterContinue reading “On my hooks…”
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Another use for colorful excess yarn balls (and egg cartons). Pre dyed non edible *eggs*. Make your own out of any color(s)
Easy enough to take the load of my brain and place the ideas into a book. Spent the weekend sorting through items to place in my new inspiration book. I love textiles so it will include bits of fabric, colors, ideas, quotes etc. A mini hardcopy version of “Pinterest” book for daily inspiration. There areContinue reading “Inspiration book”