Here’s the cell phone/ipod sock. I found these beads in my supplies and decided to use them with the self striping sock yarn to make this little bag. The yarn is On-Line Cotton named summer. It was really easy and went quickly. I used Size 1 needles and cast on 42 stitches. It measures about… Continue reading Beaded Cell Phone Sock
I had the carpet cleaned in my studio last week. It was long overdue. Of course, one reason it took so long to call and schedule the appointment was the fact that most of the things would need to be cleared out of the room. But I finally did it. It took one afternoon to… Continue reading Cleaning Studio Revealed Hidden Treasures!
I had to straighten up my studio tonight and guess what I found. A wonderful shawl that I started last fall. It’s perfect for October weather. The colors are all the golds, greens, oranges, and browns of the leaves turning color in the Fall. The yarn is Alpaca Yarn Company Paca de Seda-80% Alpaca and… Continue reading Found Another Shawl in Progress
It’s been a great week for finishing projects. First I finished the two small tote bags. The gold/green tote is the same type as the one I made in July. These are handy for so many things. I like to use them for carrying my sock knitting. I did buy the buttons because they were… Continue reading Another Knit Grocery Bag and 2 more Tote Bags
Help! I went to B&N; yesterday and bought both the new Vogue Knitting and Creative Knitting magazines. There are projects that are just calling out to be started. So many sweater jackets and the opera length gloves in vogue are wonderful although I’d make them in a solid color. I’m not much for all that… Continue reading New Fall Knitting Magazines
It’s so good to have “Swirl” my diagonal knit baby blanket finished that I deserved a treat. I always find that finishing a project leave me a little perplexed as to what to work on next. So I bought a beautiful yarn at my LYS, Creative Knitworks . They had a trunk show of shawls… Continue reading A Quick Shawl with a Great yarn