Monthly Archives: August 2011

freeform experimenting

Ever since I took Myra Wood’s freeform crochet class at Stitches South, I’ve wanted to try out different fibers for crochet lace.  I have a lot of wool in my stash, but Myra said that she especially likes to use … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

spider socks

I have been a long time admirer of the spider pattern in Barbara Walker knit pattern treasury.  And I realized last month that I had been meaning to knit the spider socks by Terri Knight found on Ravelry for almost … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

I had to try this one

This little violin doily was just too tempting.  I had to do it!  The link took me to a Japanese website. http://chisako3.exblog.jp/11394889/ Thankfully, there was a diagram I could read.  Doesn’t every crocheting violinist need to make one of these?  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

More Stephen West

Right now, I’m not feeling much inspiration for original projects or freeform work.  So, I’m shopping in my stash and browsing through my Ravelry queue for projects to keep my fingers busy. Last week, the Pogona called out to me.  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Spectra!

I had queued Stephen West’s Spectra scarf a few months ago on Ravelry when Carrie Anne mentioned it at Cozy.  She described it well, but I had forgotten the pattern’s name, so I didn’t realize that I had already checked … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Mmmmmm, Trekking

These entrelac mitts seemed like a great project for Trekking sock yarn with its slow color changes, and I love the way they turned out.  I shortened the length, and I somehow messed up the thumb area a little, but … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

sock aftermath

What a great pattern–Unicurves, by Jeannie Cartmel, is easy to memorize after a time or 2 through the pattern repeat.  I enjoyed making these, and I was very excited to give them to John.  He had seen them taking shape, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment