W.I.P.

albert's picture

Thought you folks might enjoy seeing an upcoming hat "in utero". I'm blending wool and silk on my hand cards- heavy on the silk. The wheel is a Majacraft Green Suzie, which I love. Someday I'd like to try a double drive type wheel. As to the hat, I have no idea yet what it will be as I usually just compose on the needles.

p.s. Can anyone tell me how to include a pic in my post without adding it as a file attachment? Makes me feel numb as a hake.

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Comments

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Love the cat and the yarn.

Love the cat and the yarn. I've only spun silk in very limited amounts. I really like the way it blends onto the wool, though. -- Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

scottly's picture

Oooo, Albert I would call

Oooo, Albert I would call the color "Summer Storm". That's the color the sky turns here in the Midwest when tornados are lurking about. I've always thought it was beautiful and dramatic color. When I saw it on my screen it immediatily evoked the smell and taste of hot summer storm.

As for post picts, Mario is right the easiest way is the way you've been doing it. However, Darrel posted this a while back.

If you want to learn some basic HTML (which you can use by default in your posts), check out this little tutorial that has all the common tags used in blogging. (click on "little tutorial")

However, in order to use the HTML tag method you have to have your pictures posted somewhere on the web already such as Ravelry or Facebook.

albert's picture

I guess I'll continue going

I guess I'll continue going the easy route!

scottly's picture

Easy is good.

Easy is good.

ronhuber's picture

I, too, like the colours and

I, too, like the colours and the cat. How many do you have (cats)?

albert's picture

Three, Ron- two old codgers

Three, Ron- two old codgers like myself, and one youngster for spice.

grandcarriage's picture

Wow. silk top photographs

Wow. silk top photographs funny. It looks so shiny I almost thought it was some synthetic. I can't wait to see the finished yarn and hat. The colours are lovely.

QueerJoe's picture

That yarn blend is just

That yarn blend is just spectacular. Now you make me want to start card/blending...yum!

VTandPTguy's picture

WOW! Razzle Dazzle! Great

WOW! Razzle Dazzle!

Great stuff, Albert!

MMario's picture

Adding them as file

Adding them as file attachments way and works the best.

The colours are fabulous

The colours are fabulous Albert, can't wait to see the hat. Love the cat.