I’ve been quiet here, but I’ve been crafting up a storm behind the scenes. I’ve knitted several shawls, and just blocked the three of them. First up is a semicircular shawl in a handspun merino/yak yarn from Spunky Eclectic: Next up, New Hope Creek by Naomi Parkhurst (gannet designs). In sewing news, I’ve done two … Continue reading Knitting, blocking, sewing, etc.
Last year I knit 11 pairs of socks – and gave them ALL away. This year, I’ve knit 3 pairs of socks for myself so far. Continue reading Selfish Knitting
1. FinalWhole, 2. FQ-Close, 3. Front_garden, 4. Full_front, 5. BlueBlack-staggered, 6. Henrietta1, 7. Notebooks, 8. Sarah’s potholders (front), 9. Black bag 1 In 2012 I started quilting seriously, started blogging, met a whole bunch of really lovely people and learned tons from advice and tutorials and quilt-alongs, and finished a lot of small projects and … Continue reading 2012 Year in Review
I hope everyone is having a happy and relaxing holiday season! Things are going well here in Brooklyn, and I finally have enough space to breathe, and to post again. I’ve missed it. I’ve been in an absolute rush all fall, between a full course load and finishing my MA thesis and a part-time assistantship … Continue reading Coming up for a breath!
The fall semester has been kicking up into gear, so I’ve had less time to work on projects recently. It’s also influenced what I’ve been working on to a certain extent. That said, I’ve still gotten some things done! Finished: I made three notebook covers for classes, following Rachel’s tutorial on Stitched in Color. I’m … Continue reading WiP Wednesday as the semester first kicks in
Last week’s To-Do List was: Re-organization of space, Mabel Bag, Mini Dresden, Simple Math, Kitchen Window, Knitting, Spinning. I actually got a good bit done! I re-organized, and now have my sewing machine set up on a table that’s at actual table-height, not coffee-table height. This is very exciting. :) The re-organization resulted in some … Continue reading WiP Wednesday, 08/08
Linking up to WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced, and to the Small Blog meet-up at Lily’s Quilts. If you’re stopping by for the first time, you might be interested in learning more about me, or in looking at my finished quilts. If you’re interested in any particular kind of project, check out the tags in … Continue reading WIP Wednesday