According to Smithsonian.com, the shift toward pink and blue happened gradually. For centuries, all children had worn practical white dresses, which could easily be pulled up to change diapers, and bleached when said diapers inevitably exploded. Pastel baby clothes were introduced in the mid-19th century, but according to University of Maryland historian Jo B.
I've been missing for a great while due to health issues. But I'm Baaack! After many long years I finally have a diagnosis and drugs that work! It seems somehow at this late age I've developed absent status epilepsy. My brain seizures were causing me to "go absent" for periods lasting up to six days. Then come back for around 10 days only to go absent for another 3-6 days.
Wanted to share my latest scarf pattern, more to come, but for now I will be working on my crochet hats.
I finished the Prayer Shawl knitted in Indian Cross-Stitch http://newstitchaday.com/how-to-knit-the-indian-cross-stitch/ so here are a couple of pictures I took with my cell phone so you can see how it looks. I think I'm going to make another one in rainbow stripes that will really show off the pattern and the waves.
I am here, sorry I've been away. Terry will never go away again.. (Hello Dolly)?
A friend of mine from the East Black Sea recently opened a cafe. His mom is the one who made the Hemshin socks I posted several months ago. She's now selling some of her socks and working in the cafe, so I thought is show you some of them.
Here is all the info for this year's retreat. PM me with email for
questions, to reserve, or to get ready to pay.
A hearty southern greeting to the male knitters of the Southeast! I think I finally am beginning to figure this whole thing out so….It's time to start planning the Southeast Men's Knitting Retreat 2014 !!!
Last week I posted some pictures of a prayer shawl using the mock cable rib stitch. Fortunately, I had enough yarn left over to make a baby blanket for a friend's new arrival. Here's a link to the pattern in case anyone needs a go to pattern for a baby blanket. Free dowload.
This summer has been busy for me. First adjusting to the the lifestyle of
semi-retirement. Part of this semi-retirement comes with more time, and to
fill this time I started a few projects.
My problem is if I go on Raverly, pick up latest "Knitting Traditions" I feel as if I HAVE to try that pattern out. I end up with 5 or 6 started projects but no ends.