Saturday, June 23, 2007
Thursday, June 21, 2007
I’m developing a strange new habit as my living space increasingly morphs into semi-discrete piles of yarn, clothes, and books. Without really noticing how it happened, I did find today there are unfinished projects multiplying on my walls. Attached with simple straight pins they are protected from dirt and crumbs and absentmindedness. Maybe I’ll keep it up.
Anyway, this is one such wall breeder. It’s 1.5 pair of socks that I started last summer for a friend in the Peace Corps. Maybe I’ll finish them before she gets back to the
Saturday, June 16, 2007
I started out making the choker asphyxiation from anticraft for a friend's birthday, but it was so wide it didn't seem wearable. I wouldn't have worn it anyway and that's the standard I usually apply when making stuff for other people. I had already asked her how big around her neck was, so I couldn't make something else and leave her thinking I was measuring her up for something more sinister. I ended up making up my own choker pattern/idea. This was a conceptually easy project to execute... I just made a trim/edging of the correct length and added a hook and eye closure. I was excited to find the glass bead, it was perfect for the goth theme.
Thursday, June 14, 2007
Friday, June 8, 2007
Monday, June 4, 2007
Roughly based on the patterns/illustrations in Tomoko Fujita's book, I give you the 100% fibre double double!!! Since I live in Hippie-Land the bun is even organic... Blue sky alpaca organic cotton. (Every thing else is done in Red Heart Soft.)
Talk about your hand leafed lettuce! The special sauce is a freehand crochet scrumble.
* a "real" double double