Archive - Mar 16, 2008 - Blog entry

Britisher's picture

Yarn review - New Lanark Aran and DK

British readers (and people who don't mind shipping their yarn around the world) could be interested in New Lanark yarns made in an historic mill in Scotland (see: www.newlanarkshop.co.uk/shop.php?view=page&page=43 [link opens in a new window]).

BrentCLW's picture

Bowl of Compassion Submission Completed

Well, my very first felted project is completed, my submission for the 100 Bowls of Compassion Auction.
I'm attaching before felting and after felting pictures.

stef's picture

Noro Stripe

After seeing the scarf knitted by a few guys on here, I thought I'd finish mine (started it months ago but couldn't get into it for some reason) It's taken about seven months

QueerJoe's picture

Lots of Stuff

Currently working on the Ichida Lace project, although I put that down for a little bit to re-organize my entire house so new carpeting can be put down.

grandcarriage's picture

say huh?

None of my files are attaching to my blog entries....it looks like they do, but when I save them...nothing shows up on the finished entry. HOLP! HOLP! (says the luddite).

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The hat

From the remnant 5 inch strip cut off the edge of Dad's sweater..

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Detail of machine steeking

Done on the Janome Sewist 521.
hand baste-backstitched with fingerling wool singles
short straight-stitched over basting
short straight-stitched half stitch away from cutting line

grandcarriage's picture

Dads Drop shoulders front and backs~ Not yet blocked

I'm doing the shaping on the sewing machine: neck and shoulder shaping, and a v neck zip cardi.

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Proof of the pudding...

some photos from this last 12 days knitting... not yet blocked
Mom's front panels.
Dad's front and backs (not yet shaped on sewist 521)

ronhuber's picture

Highland Triangle by Cheryl Oberle

I made this shawl for my niece. It is from Cheryl Oberle"s "Folk Shawls". I used Briggs and Little Sport on 5.5mm.