I'm learning to embroider! I've been wanting to seriously learn about embroidery for over a decade, and when I saw the Dropcloth Samplers and the class that Rebecca Ringquist is doing on Creativebug, I decided that this would be the summer. I'm using perle cotton, which I learned about from the Creativebug class - I… Continue reading Yet another “thing to do with string”
I don't just make sweaters and hats and cowls out of string(s)...I also make MUSIC! I've been playing violin for 25 years now (I started age 10, in 4th grade, in my public school), but as of 9 days ago, I've also been learning to play UKULELE! It's so much fun to be so utterly… Continue reading something else you can make with string(s)
Now that I'm not traveling, I can get back to my sweater knitting, and I've got a finished right front of Perfin to show for it! It's a bit more curl-prone than I would've expected, given that the base of the stitch pattern is a garter rib, but hopefully that's something that will be resolved… Continue reading Perfin progress
It turned out to be a very good thing that I brought an extra skein of yarn with me on our epic trip to Wisconsin to visit family, because by partway through the trip, I’d already finished one Willow Cowl, and still had 2 days of being a passenger in my parents’ car ahead of… Continue reading Willow Cowl Silliness!