I just got my week 4 Knitting Season exercises finished and blocked! For this one, I took the 4×4 exercises from week 3 and expanded on them a bit. I did fewer patterns, but did more experimenting. The bottom pattern just added an extra row between cable rows to give it a bit more room.… Continue reading Within Slightly Larger Limits
We had a busy day Saturday – lots of errands and chores done, but also got to do a few fun things as well! DH and I went to a special Chinese New Year tea at the Indigo Tea Lounge here in town. The place was all decorated with red for good luck, and since… Continue reading Going Places and Doing Things
In between all the Knitting Season exercises and all the other stuff going on, I have been getting in a little work on my Find Your Fade. This evening I finally got to another color! I will be alternating the French Toast (lavender) and Gin and Tonic (blue) for a few rows, than on to… Continue reading A Little of This
Finally finished my limitations exercise and got it blocked! The next exercise – this week’s, in fact – is taking one of the previous exercises and doing a little more with it. I plan to use this one for that, because there are a few of these patterns that I am wondering how they will… Continue reading 4 x 4 exercises
Well, I started off this year all full of good intentions and big plans, which have somewhat predictably come crashing down around me. So here’s everything I began 2019 trying to do: Exercise more Lose weight via calorie counting Journal my daily activities Journal my knitting activities Knit like the wind and make myself an… Continue reading Paved with Good Intentions
Last week’s creativity lesson was about the value of limitations. There was a lot to it, but basically it was about how having structure and limits around what you are going to do can be valuable in a number of ways. Among other benefits, it helps you focus and also forces you to play with… Continue reading Within Limits
Dolores’ gansey is done! It turned out pretty well, and I learned some things that will help me in making my own gansey. Dolores is happy to have such a fashionable and warm item for any nautical jaunts she may be taking. 😉 So all in all, I’m very happy with this project!