At the beginning of the year we were drought stricken, desperate for rain. Well, we've had rain. I took these pictures this morning from inside the house:
I've been working on the sock:
Monday, February 20, 2017
Friday, February 17, 2017
Spring napkin for 2017; I have plenty of size 40 thread; I need a new tatting project... There seem to be more reasons to tat it than not! I'm going to make it and figure out later what to do with it.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
this pattern. I have to say, I think life is too short to make a blanket in single crochet. I'm using two rows of double crochet where the pattern uses four rows of single crochet. I don't think it affects the look of the pattern significantly, so I'm happy. (That's American crochet terms of course. UK terms would be double crochet and treble, but they don't scan as well!)
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
here. I thought I'd outline one of them with chains, but that was a mistake because it obscures the heart shape. I do like the idea of a bead at the bottom to emphasise the point. Of course my block tatting could use some work, but I like the concept.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Sunday, February 12, 2017
described before, I wound half-size skeins and did some double and treble dye-lots. The three shades of orange were dyed together, as were the three shades of purple.