Monthly Archives: November 2010

A Week in Review

It has been something of a banner week for me.  Since last Monday I have finished off the projects for the Magic of Mohair Competion.  I photographed the projects on the next Saturday and edited and sent off the pictures … Continue reading

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My Long Suffering Children!

I have the most patient of children!  As they grew up they heard – “Just one more row/round”;  “Let me finish this pattern repeat”;  “Not now, I’m counting”;  and other such statements!  Many times then and now Christmas gifts would … Continue reading

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Almost There!

The project for the Vogue Magic of Mohair competion is almost there!  The knitting is done, the painting and then setting of the dyes is finished – OH my aching back!  The pieces are now drying.  Tomorrow I start the … Continue reading

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Progress Report

Started the glove for the Wisteria Cuff pattern.  The beads are a little frostier than I expected – what looked white before threading really does look like frost on the the grey knitting!  I’m almost the finished the project for … Continue reading

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The “Bead’s” the thing!

I love knitting with beads – I discovered this about 4-5 years ago and haven’t stopped since!  It shouldn’t have been a surprise – I have always loved a little sparkle and jewelry.  I think that we all have a … Continue reading

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Yesterday I met….

A most interesting knitting designer.  His name is Abbott Smith and he designs under the name BlackSmith Knitting and I would describe him as a Renaissance man.  He is an artist, teacher, photographer, has done some blacksmithing, has made his own … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon Knitting (in Football Season)! Just another quiet day.

It’s 11:00am Sunday morning and life is well in hand.  We started the day with a beautiful walk around Maffeo Sutton Park, followed by tea and breakfast.  Laundry has been started, grocery shopping is done, and gutter cleaning has been accomplished … Continue reading

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