OMG – so much to do! So I have this grand plan for 2017, which I shared in an earlier post. But then things keep coming up. Partly because I am easily distracted, and partly because certain types of peer pressure actually work on me. Also because I am excellent at creating nonsensical justifications for… Continue reading In Over My Head
I have a lot of books to talk about in relation to my 2017 Year of Colorwork project,so it was tough deciding which to do first. For example, I’m very excited about Joy of Color by Janine Bajus. Then there is also Alice Starmore’s Fair Isle book, along with a number of others. Ultimately though,… Continue reading Norsk Strikkedesign
And here it is – the color reversed version of the Day of the Dead cowl from earlier post fame. And here they are right next to each other for comparison… Using two variegated yarns together puts an interesting spin on colorwork. If I wanted crisper definition of the figures, they would not have been… Continue reading Crazy Backwards World Day of the Dead Cowl
Well, so far so good. I finished my first project of the year (though to be fair, I did start it a few days before the end of 2016). Here it is – my Day of the Dead cowl… I’m pretty happy with it! The stripy border does have a tendency to flop over, as… Continue reading 2017 – How’s it going so far?