I’m making good progress on the back so far – have gotten up to the armhole decrease already! When I was originally thinking about this sweater, I thought I might add a little textural interest by doing a little blip of purl stitches here and there. However, the thick/thin nature of the yarn is already… Continue reading The Gray Cardigan Progresses
I finally did something I’ve been meaning to do for a while now – got a Custom Fit sweater pattern! Custom Fit is a program/website created by Amy Herzog that you can use to generate sweater patterns designed to your specification and measurements. You can choose one of her designs and just get it the… Continue reading Custom Fit
Here is the fabulous Dolores van Hoofen! I do need to spiff her up a bit. I need to redo her eyes, and also she needs a bit more wool on top. I used up the yarn I have, but did do a gauge swatch, so I can unravel that and use it to fluff… Continue reading Dolores is Done (at least for now)
This year I turned the age that rhymes with nifty-fun. The DH is a couple of years older, specifically nifty-whee. So naturally, we are starting to think about retiring. I actually think about retiring every morning when the alarm goes off, but it isn’t going to happen for another 15 years or so. (I know… Continue reading Saving for Retirement
Coming along nicely and already making me smile 🙂 Tonight I will work on her legs? Arms and legs? Technically they are all legs, but since she is always upright, I’m going with arms and legs. Then she gets hair and a face embroidered on. Then outfits! Because of course, clothes make the lady 😉… Continue reading Dolores Progresses
Finally, it is done! Completely finished and done! I was hoping for a scenic photoshoot this weekend, but that didn’t quite happen. It’s hot and raining and we had a kind of a busy one. Maybe at some point when it is cooler I will be someplace scenic with it on and get a nice… Continue reading Glenesk is done!
Dolores is started! After a typically (for her) contentious beginning, the Dolores kits have begun to make their way around the globe, and the fun has begun! I’m only just started making the doll, but so far it’s going pretty well. The KAL has also been going along pretty well, and so far everyone is… Continue reading The Fabulous Ms. D!