Wisdom seems to come with age and experience. In the process of losing my wife to cancer, I came to realize that prayer shawls were an answer to not knowing that to do when someone is in treatment, going through a difficult life-altering situation, or in need of comfort. To honor Kay, I have been knitting prayer shawls for 8 years and this is #131.
These were a bit easier to do than Kate Hepburn. Jean Harlow and Humphrey Bogart.
Trying to decide who's next:
Have worked up graphs on Spencer Tracy, Myrna Loy, Ava Gardner, and Clark Gable. Any suggestions?
I just have to give a plug for Woolly Wormhead's new book of patterns. She published this collection as a fund raiser to help save her community of Mutonia - which I know little about other than to say it seems to be a gypsy-like group of unconventional artists and the like whose lifestyle is being threatened by developers in Italy.
Every knitter has experienced it. The beginner swears that every yarn is possessed by its evil. Lace knitters consider it to be a state of being. Spinners come across its hateful spite when trying out new yarns or fibers. It is resistentialism, a word that has sadly fallen from our lexicon.
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I decided to give it another go. I figured out Judy's magic cast
on...thanks YouTube! This is toe up basics on circulars. It's a first for
Has anyone from the retreat tried to take advantage of the free pass for an online course at Craftsy? I went to the URL and then chose the Steven West shawl class and it takes me to the checkout where a credit card is required. I logged in correctly. Any suggestions?
Well, third time's the charm on this one. I did two other versions before I was satisfied. Even then, I performed a little "cosmetic surgery" with the help of a few duplicate stitches to get details just right.
Still, I have a few reservations, but I'm not doing Kate one more time!!!
Let me know what you think.