This was suppossed to be a Christmas present - but it was finished in time for my nephew's ordination as priest friday (barely - I embroidered the cross *at* the reception)
since I let off steam regarding the marketing of "natural" fibers that are actually manmade extruded polymers of various kinds...
the new "natural" fibers bug me. Just ran into someone enthusing about the ethical benefits of knitting with corn/Ingeo yarns - since it was "natural and renewable".
I'll be in Atlanta/Marietta area on Sunday March 2. Didn't someone mention a Sunday knitting group?
I'm working on a clerical stole for my nephew (since he wants an entire set in *all* of the litrugical colours; plus his wife is also a priest - and can't show that much favoritism it acutally means t
He knit the 'Swirl Leaf Doily ' - now he wants to make it bigger, better, larger then before, but gain some softness and lightness.
attached is yet another pattern - this one was a square psudeo-shetland shawl I knit for a couple's first anniversary a while back.
I mentioned 'Kvetching Up' was running a design contest for this shawl - I suppose I should show you the shawl in progress. . .
attached are two charts - one of a pattern as found in written instructions, the second re-written to make a lot more sense to me.
The hostess/list goddess of my MMarioKKnits group is running a contest for a piece of artwork that can be used as a logo for an upcoming design of mine...'Artemis' a circular shawl with a moon goddess