Let me count the ways attempts… On a doorknob… Over the back of the couch… On the bed… Another doorknob shot… Close-up on the doorknob… Looking down on the doorknob… On the headboard… Nice pose but bad lighting. Finally, over the mirror. Rising Dawn by Stephen West. Knit with Malabrigo Sock, color Abril. To. Die. […]
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Here lies the end of my 2013 obligation knitting – the annual sweaters knit for each of my children: The original inspiration was Guston by Ann Budd. But the gauge was different, the scale was different, and once I got up to the patterned portion on the front of the first sweater, I decided the […]
It’s here! It came in the mail yesterday…and I am already into the second section. The yarn is fabulous. Very springy and not splitty at all. Pure joy to knit. You’re thinking, “Um, Color Affection? Why are you posting black and white photos?” Those are color photos, baby. Yes, the yarn is three perfect shades […]
The thing about knitting Hitchhiker with sock yarn on sock needles [aka tiny stitches on tiny needles] is that other seemingly difficult projects become easy peasy in comparison. Take Pomme de Pin (Ravelry link). A week ago, it looked like this: Knit in one piece from the bottom up [yes, that means fronts and back […]
I’ve had this yarn in my stash for what seems like forever. Malabrigo Yarn Sock, color Rayon Vert. I purchased it at Personal Threads at the end of 2010 in our annual trip there for the year-end sale. I liked it so much, I bought three skeins of it, thinking I would make a shawl […]
Generally when a tech editor works for a magazine, a complete pattern is submitted by the designer. The technical editor’s responsibility is mainly to put the pattern into the magazine’s format, draw the schematics according to the magazine’s standards, and double check the numbers. If there are charts, they are usually already created when the […]