Sunday, July 24, 2016

All done.

I haven't posted for months.  Not because I haven't knit, but because I have been getting spam from the comments section. Not a lot, but it just seems to get odder and odder.  So I am done posting.  
I'll be seeing you instead on ravelry or in person.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Wildlife.

Golfing in Florida is often a chance to get close to nature.  Last week mid backswing I heard a loud splash..I was near water.  I mentioned it to the ambassador who said "probably an alligator."  Luckily it was going into the water nearby not coming out.  Saturday while look g for my husbands ball by a pond we saw these 2 lounging in the sun.  

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Success

Knit a "shapely boyfriend cardigan", a knitty.com free pattern for dd2. Using stash yarn purchased for a long forgotten project.  The color is perfect for work, someplace where red and khaki are the required colors.  It fits, she likes it, success!

Friday, February 12, 2016

Gauge!

So my thumbs have been bothering me for a couple of weeks. The result of weather,  repetitive motion, aging, etc.  so I haven't been knitting as much...but I haven't quit completelly.  My results in the same Same 5 day span using the same yarn, same stitch count,same knitter (me), the difference in gauge to put it mildly..huge.  I will be ripping out the new sock until I can get comparable gauge. 

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Blah.

I knit head covers on request.  I am done.  And it will be some time before I do more of these.   
They are super easy.  Cast on 36. Knit in the round until you get the length sleeve you desire.  Move to a larger needle and start carrying the fun fur along with the base color.  

Monday, January 11, 2016

Beads anyone

I've never incorporated beads into my knitting.  I should say successfully incorporated.  I tried the dental floss threaders. But they didn't work for me inspire of some excellent online tutorials.  So I bought a nifty looking thing called beadaid from a website of the same name.  But I never used them. I loaned them out and friends used them with success.  So I deided to give it a try with some lovely yarn that was a souvenir of a fun day trip with friends.  And ya know what they work like a charm.  I will no longer be reluctant to attempt patterns that call for beads.  Or in this case, add them just because.