Archive for show and tell
This new shirt falls right back into my comfort zone, with the elbow-length sleeves I’ve done before, and the same lightweight fabric I’ve used in the past.continue reading "Sewing, take three"
Part two of yesterday’s sewing adventure: aka too much gingham, too much frump.continue reading "Sewing outside of the comfort zone"
I did some sewing yesterday, and I have a lot to say about it, so I am going to split it up into two posts. First up, the success story.continue reading "Sewing in the comfort zone"
Christmas this year was unusual for one reason: I didn’t commit to making anything. In the end, there were only three handmades under the tree, and technically-speaking, two of them were actually on the tree, not under it.continue reading "The Christmas making"
I used up the first of my Rhinebeck skeins last night. And when I say “used up” I mean, I skipped the last five rows of the pattern and still had to find a few yards of a similar substitute yarn in order to bind off the last six inches. You can’t tell that I […]continue reading "Dovetail Cowl"
I made a new pair of fingerless gloves for myself. The pattern is called Leydon, and the yarn is from an alpaca named Charlotte.continue reading "Charlotte Leydon"
Ok, NOW it is finished. Pockets duly added.continue reading "Pocketed"
Time for a little sweater show-and-tell! The pattern is Sea Stones by Melissa Schaschwary.continue reading "Hudson River Stones"
I crocheted a vest which I would like a lot better in a different color.continue reading "The baby blanket on my back"
I never showed you my finished Spring poncho. Come take a look!continue reading "That Spring Poncho"