Monday, October 13, 2014

Stuff

A lot of stuff going on.
A lot of stuff happening.
Here's some stuff I wove.





























I love weaving random plaids. 
Lots of textures.
Lots of fun.

I need to get better pics of the red one.  Photos aren't doing it justice!  :)  The reds and pinks are much more vivid in person.  But the other one with blue photographed pretty accurately.  Sold that one at a craft show this past weekend! 

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Love-Me-Knot Cowl

Procrastinate much, Amy?
Why, yes.  Yes, I do.




























I created this pattern back in February for a class I was teaching at Knitorious.  And I never got around to posting it to Ravelry or writing about it.  Bad Amy!  Bad, bad Amy!

























It's made from this awesome yarn from Dyeabolical.  It's the Strong Arm Skinny in Velociraptor Says What.  I think the base has since been discontinued, but all the yarns there are awesome.  Buy some.





















It's surprisingly warm to wear!  The open work makes little air pockets when it's all scrunched up around your neck and you will stay WARM!  AND it's lightweight!  Crazy-town, I know.

Anyway, it's a free download on Ravelry.  You should make one, too.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Purple People Eater

Okay, so this shawl didn't really eat anyone. Just shamelessly stealing a bit of a silly song* to title my post.

This here is my first woven lace!
....and evidence that I really should press things better before photographing. Ugh.

I made this for a co-worker who retired. Much to early, in my opinion. Not that she cares what I think. Harrumph.

*By the way, I never understood if the song was about a purple people-eater or a purple-people eater. Now YOU want to know, too!

Sunday, April 27, 2014

I Like Big Cowls and I Cannot Lie

So. Arm knitting.
Fast. Big. Trendy.

Here's hoping the fad lasts until next winter! THIS is the cowl for the next Snowmageddon! However, since it's almost May, I won't be wearing this anytime soon.

I made my own "yarn" using a yard or so of fleece fabric that I cut into a continuous strip. Maybe I'll have a tutorial on that someday....

It's extremely soft and squishy, by the way. Like REALLY cuddle-y.