Thursday, October 22, 2009

Cute mittens from the Purl Bee

I am enjoying these quick mittens. Almost feels like cheating because
I am using felted wool and not knitting the whole things.

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Not a complete loss

There may be another, brighter quilt inspired by this fabric. I am
thinking a 60 degree inklingo diamond star shape may be in the works.

Saturday, October 17, 2009

NY SHeep and Wool Festival

We had a lovely time at the wool festival in spite of the weather report. There was not so much as a drizzle or a drop. The temp was nippy and the sheep were turned out in their finest. I resisted the urge to buy a whole unprocessed fleece to spin, knowing I will never actually do all the work that is entailed in actually involved in processing a raw fleece. I did come home with a couple of reasonably small bags of nice fluffy undyed corridale to play with. One day I would like to spin enough to actually make a sweater. heh. Have I told you of the theory that knitting is actually responsible for civilization as we know it? no? well maybe another post. Many fiber addicts already know this in the fiber of their being. Ahem.
(The fourth picture is the inside of a tent made of felt-a yurtish structure in that it is round. Very Cozy.)

Thursday, October 01, 2009

in pursuit of a panel

I could not find a panel for my Jane Austen center, so I decided to try and make one. This is my first attempt. I will see how it works out and then if it doesn't work, I will do another! this is four panels and I will give each one a test drive.