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TKGA/CGOA Knit and Crochet Conference

I’m here at the Knit and Crochet Conference in Oakland. Having fun so far. I took a Design workshop from Nancy Nehring on Thursday afternoon and that was chock full of good information about publishing craft books and articles and how-to stuff. Well worth...

Entrelac Bag

Here is the photo of the Entrelac Bag. I used 2 skeins of the Noro Silk Garden Lite. This works up pretty quick, and you really just have to trust the color changes to the yarn. I did end up with the brightest colors at the end– so they worked out to be on the...

What to do? back to the Mystery Stole?

I just finished a small Entrelac bag to be used as a sample for the class I’ll be teaching in October. (photos to be posted later). So now I’m trying to decide what to knit next. Lately all the knitting has been for patterns I’m designing. I think I...

Wednesday night Musings

I’m working with wool again (and for the next couple of projects according to plans that are not written down anywhere, so can easily be changed). I’m finding my eyes start feeling itchy after I’ve worked with it for awhile. I really hope this...

Working with Bamboo and washing!

Just thought I would post a couple of comments about working with bamboo. I have worked with two versions so far. The Silk City Fiber’s “Bambu 7” (on cones) and “Just Bamboo” a ribbon yarn from Sirdar. Both produce a really nice drapey...