Archive for 'Other Fiber Arts'
I bought a bike!I love my bike. We go places. I ride Gertrude (that’s her name) to work, the store, lunch, and many other adventures. We are grand friends.As you can see, Gertrude has a rack (but no basket) so that she can carry stuff. Really, the only thing I need to strap to the [...]
I made some pillows!!! And it was super easy!I saw some gorgeous Orla Kiely textiles at Target yesterday and in a crafty binge of productivity, decided to make some pillows for my couch. I didn’t realize just how much my couch needed some good throw pillows until my delightful nap this afternoon. I would say [...]
I’ve been working really hard on the Aran Wrap Cardigan (which really needs a saucier name). I promise. It’s just I’m at one of those stall points. You know, where you’re faced with starting the next section (in this case, an arm or the skirty part), but it will take some concentration to get to [...]
Crochet is the bane of my existence as a knitter. While seaming, fair isle and other difficult techniques are no problem for me, crochet makes me want to leap off tall buildings. For example, I once spent two frustrating hours attempting to crochet a swirl design on a pre-felted bag. Numerous expletives and crochet hooks [...]