Monday, February 18, 2013
I cannot quite believe it is actually finished and that it actually fits.
And I wouldn't mind knitting another one either. I would prefer to follow a pattern created by an experienced knitter next time, though.
This was really quite an experiment. Maybe because I don't have much knitting experience and because I really don't understand the language used in knitting patterns. But like many other times when sewing clothes the adventurer in me thought, "How difficult can it be?"
Well, the lady at the shop where I bought the wool couldn't wish me luck often enough after I had told her about my plan (basically 4 rectangles sewn together with some minor add ons or take aways).
I've learned quite a few things about knitting. Also, that counting is definitely not my thing.
How do you keep track of rows and stitches?
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Who would have thought that she might ever want to dress as something other than a princess at some point in her life. I still can't quite believe it.
But she was very clear. A clown - with a striped shirt, a bow tie, a red nose and a wig of red curls.
I tried to make a sort of girly version of a striped shirt and one that she can wear even when she's not a clown. I just have to make a little sewing time go a long, long way.
The bow tie makes me smile. It's a made of one of the last scraps of one of my favourite fabrics, (previously used here and here and here). So next time I get mad at all the fabric stacked into our tiny flat I'll look at it.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Wishing you all a slow start to the week.
Thank you for your advice on the sock repair. They are finished now and very nice and warm.