LOL Friday: Hair!
Body hair can be funny, particularly when it’s sheepish. Mutton chops! These make me wish it was fashionable for ladies to sport facial hair, but that’s a trend that I don’t think will ever catch on. By Terry Border, one in a series (yes, there are more). One for the ladies and anyone who relishes…
TBT: Knit Bathing Suits
I need a new bathing suit this year and I particularly like the one on the left. Perhaps I’ll get cracking on making one. Full instructions are available on flickr.
Today’s my birthday – yay! I get to eat as much cake as I can! And also reflect on what’s happened in a year … I’m in such a different place mentally; last year I was still recovering from something that happened in January and still struggling with drinking. I took my last drink in…
Cowl Kick, Pricing Finished Knits
I’ve been on a cowl design and making kick after spending a couple months working on a Exeter cabled sweater. I can’t stop with the cowls now – they’re quick, easy projects that give me near-instant gratification. The cowl kick started at the end of the sweater project. For about 2 years now I’ve been trying,…
I’m Lichen Dying
I’m liking dying & puns and lichen dying. I tried dying with lichen this past spring but didn’t take any pictures of my results. Until now, that is: On the left is the iron-mordanted sample, on the right: alum. I know, the results aren’t that spectacular. It turns out that mid-May isn’t such a great…