Tag Archive: Knitting

The Yarn Harlot is Mistaken.

Now that I have your attention. Let me start by saying that I LOVE Stephanie Pearl-McPhee. I wish very much that I could write humor like her. Cute I can be. Whimsical, yes. Drop dead laugh out loud funny I’ve never managed. Durn it. I think the embroidery world needs someone like her. It probably…

So many Kinds of Needlework…

And so little time to play with them! Just offhand, I can think of bargello, berlin, broderie anglaise, hardanger, mountmellick, stumpwork, cutwork, punto in aria, zardozi, bunka, japanese embroidery, wessex embroidery, counted cross stitch, band samplers of every ilk, canvaswork, goldwork, shisha, macramé, blackwork, or nué, crewelwork, schwalmwork, Dresdenwork, Assissiwork, and so on… My problem,…

Rebecca

These quick lace mitts were designed and made for my friend Rebecca. She hasn’t seen them yet, so if I see a “squee” on her blog I’ll know she reads this one. J   I learned the lace pattern in some sweater that I knit a while ago that didn’t work on me at all….

Sweater as promised…

I did promise y’all a photo of the finished “Shapely Tank.” Well, here you go. First time ever trying to take a photo of myself in a mirror. Taken about a month and a half and 20 pounds ago! So now there is actually a full inch of ease in it. Still the nicest top I’ve…

Only had the blog for two weeks…

And already late! But I’ve got a good excuse… I fell and broke my arm on Saturday. But I’m back!  Those who know me know, I am not a small lady. I am not petite, though I am told repeatedly that I do not look my size. This is wonderful. I’m five foot eight and a…