Knitting

Still beading

Knitting, beading, so many options!  One thing I will say is that it’s a lot less expensive to make “a little purchase” of beads than yarn!  Unfortunately, the bead merchants are just as prolific at sending out enticing emails as the knitting industry. I haven’t really accomplished much lately.  I’m knitting a poncho for a …

My Intro to Beading

I have been talking a lot about beading and knitting, learning beading to incorporate with knitting, but I haven’t shown you anything yet. I think my Intro to Beading stage may last a while, here is my first report! You may recall that I took Laura Nelkin’s introduction to beading as one of my classes …

3 Patterns

3 Patterns

I set a goal of “3 Patterns” for the past 6 weeks. It was a bit vague, but I think I really meant it just to spur my creativity and branch out. It could have been read 3 Patterns, write 3 Patterns, knit 3 Patterns, crochet 3 Patterns…just do something with 3 different Patterns! I …

Iodine Cowl

Iodine Cowl

I recently finished the Iodine Cowl, recommended on the Neighborhood Fiber site for two of their yarns, Loft and Chromium.   Neighborhood Fiber names their yarns based on Baltimore neighborhoods. In this case, the Loft is Patterson Park and the Chromium is Victorian Village. Loft is a mohair silk blend and Chromium is a silk and …