So here's a recap of recent knitting events:
A warm and fluffy cowl scarf--
Another fluffy scarf--
and another Berroco yarn that is acrylic and wool blend. The instructions for this were inside the yarn wrapper, and I actually crocheted it. Crochet is not my strong suit, but this was super simple. You see the picture with the yarn ball, the strip of fiber has little loops along the edges and that is where the action happens to make the ruffle. The closeup above kind of shows how it gets all gathered up along 1 edge.
My knitting has been classed up a bit with the addition of this beautifully handcrafted yarn bowl--
|I love my yarn bowl!|
|proof that dishwashing detergent is tough stuff|
Bob's jeans are showing a new form of distress after a struggle with an unruly bottle of gel dishwasher soap. That is permanently bleached. And probably breaking down the fibers at this very moment to create a nice ragged hole soon. Lesson learned--wear protective clothing when loading the dishwasher!
And to wrap this up, I am going to suggest that you visit and read this blog about a MN quilt designer that I know and enjoy. Her name is Heather Mulder Peterson and her company is Anka's Treasures. I really like her photography and inspiring ideas, but the post I am directing you to is about a personal life event, and you might want a tissue handy. She also is a terrific knitter!