The weather here in Ok is sweltering (it is summer, I am sure it is sweltering everywhere). I just finished knitting two baby afghans for belated baby gifts, and the last thing I wanted to knit right now is another heavy project. But there are only so many dish cloths you can do for summer … Continue reading On my needles now – Valois Shawl by Alexandra Beck
A few months ago, I posted about knitting lifelines. I hope I was able to give you a good understanding of what they are for, and how to use them when knitting your lace project. But I kind left it hanging with the last post, and didn't explain what to do with them once your project is … Continue reading Lifelines – What to do when the project is over
It is here at last! Summer! Although we have been experiencing summer weather for about a month now, summer finally made its appearance on the calendar. I found this oldie on YouTube and had to share! I love Nat King Cole 🙂 The Lazy Crazy Days of Summer - Nat King Cole http://youtu.be/Im8n-BYkCZQ I'm taking … Continue reading Workbasket Wednesday – Happy First Day of Summer!
The past few months I have been too busy with other areas to do anything knitting wise. Gardening season is in fullswing and every spare minute has been devoted to getting the garden ready and tending it. But now the garden is in daily maintenence mode for a few weeks so that has freed up … Continue reading Finished at last!
In last weeks post about Lifelines, I showed you how to add a Lifeline to your knitting project as an ounce of prevention. If you are not familiar with what a Lifeline is, or how to add one, I suggest you go back to the first post and read up. When knitting any project, it is prudent … Continue reading Lifelines – Part Deux (or Now That We Have Them What Are They For?)
We all hope that we will never make a mistake in any of our projects. However, we do have to be realistic and realize mistakes happen. In any knitting project following the old saying "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" can save you a few rows. There are some mistakes, like … Continue reading Lifelines – Saving Knitting Projects and Knitters’ Sanity Around the World
I am still working on my Cable Knit Scarf that I featured last week. Although I didn't finish this past weekend like I was really hoping to, I am very close to the last few rows and binding off. Another project I am pulling out of moth balls to really focus on this week is … Continue reading Workbasket Wednesday – Diamond Lace Scarf