Curtis Willis and Maizie

Friday, January 31, 2014

Inching Along

A few rows a day on the second sock! Here's my trusty helper...

Have a great weekend!

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Just Like Potato Chips

Can't eat just one?! All of my coworkers, who claim to be non-knitters, have been asking for me to make those scarves that are sort of self-ruffling. Not my favorite kind of knitting but I'm glad to see their smiling faces when they get their new scarves. Here are the most recent:

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Por Luciana Delgada

So exciting! I received my supplies for the Luciana Delgado stitchalong. Yummy Gloriana silks. I already have a favorite color: Aubergine. And 36-ct Vintage Examplar.

Monday, January 13, 2014

A Pair of Socks...Sort Of

Is it a pair of socks if there are 2? Trick question, because these are finished single socks, but their future mates have just been started. Glad you can't see my Kitchener efforts on the toes.

Monday, January 6, 2014

Freezing in Florida

Hi Friends, hoping everyone is staying warm. Isn't this a great time to stay in and knit, stitch, read, catch up on blogs, etc. It's been fun reading so many year-end and new year blogs, reading about the traditions, recipes, goals and resolutions, finishes, gifts and new starts!

As I was sorting through stash and lining up projects for my EGA chapter's 2014 Stitching Challenge,  I decided to remove the contents of 2 Shepherds Bush kits (Roma's Garden and Cranberry Pinafore). Which leads me to this it harmful to the linen fabrics to remain folded inside kits for years? As I was pressing the linen from these kits, I was concerned that there were fold marks.  Maybe it's my imagination.  How do you handle?

Making a little progress on current pair of socks:
And on one of my Challenge pieces, Christmas Thoughts Sampler by The Drawn Thread: