Little Golden Notebook

Where fiber art, inspiration, and words meet.

Tag: beading

  • Patience and Embroidery

    Patience and Embroidery

    I almost titled this “Patience: an Embroidery” because that would also work as a title for this piece that I started it in 2016-2017. It was a part of my mental health journey arching up and away from almost a week in the hospital in January 2015 that I’m still not entirely ready to talk…

  • Patience

    Patience

    I started this embroidery project in 2016 or 2017 with the idea of doing something extra special with the materials and tools, which kind of accumulated over time. I’ve discovered that I work best this way, albeit extremely slowly. But what’s the rush? I name this project Patience only after considering calling it Meditation because…

  • 24/30 Design and Dye

    30 Day Knitting Challenge Day 24: Have you ever made your own pattern or dyed your own yarn? How did it turn out? Yes to both. I have several patterns for sale on Ravelry and etsy, which all started with the Owl Honeycomb Blanket. That wasn’t actually my first pattern, just the first one I…

  • 17/30 Beloved Project Ruined

    30 Day Knitting Challenge Day 17: Have you ever had a project that you loved become ruined? What’s the story behind it? Hoo boy; it’s been a while and I still mourn this loss, even though I made lemonade out of lemons. In late 2005, I splurged on the yarn for my third sweater, Kristin Nichol’s Aran…

  • So Many WIPs and an Emergency Project

    Funny, I went on vacation and still (mostly) kept up with this blog, but then we came home and I didn’t post at all last week, not even the easy Wordless Wednesday & TBT. I have plenty of knitting-related projects to talk about, though. I took my Old Town cardigan on vacation hoping to chug…

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