One of the many fiber personalities I met at BSG. What lovely curls! A nice beard, too. Did I have fun? You betcha! Did I enhance my stash? Of course! Now I’m weaving a baby sweater of some shades of blue super wash merino. Sis and I spent the afternoon exploring all the wonderful goodies [...]
Monthly Archive for June, 2007
I’ve been knitting and weaving baby things from some yarn given me. There were a couple of sweaters started by the gentleman’s late mother and I finished them and started more, having been inspired. Since there are no babies in the family just now and none among my friends, I think I’ll take them in [...]
I’m painting my house, and not on canvas this time, either. It’s gone too long without this attention. It’s cedar boards and they are getting pretty sun faded. I think the new ‘stuff’ looks nice. It’s a penetrating oil finish, but it washes up with water. Supposed to last 4 years. That’ll be nice!
Made this hat for an e-friend. It uses two different yarns, one a fuzzy LB Jiffy. The flower and leaves are crocheted. I think it turned out well on the 12″ square. We’ve had a rather cold spell this past week which made staying in and yarning easy to do. Sun’s out today and it’s [...]
Cousin Kathy brought me a bouquet from her Oakland yard. Very large and exotic Bird of Paradise flowers. They are really very alien looking buds! Very stylized, almost Art Deco, if you can say such a thing of a flower. Very beautiful as well. Oh yes, I finished the window sills. They are all nicely [...]