The Ishbel by Ysolda Teague is my go-to for special occasion gift shawls. Love this pattern. Before I know it, I'm at the lace sections, so it feels quick to knit up. This one is in Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk, @880 yds. LOVE this wool, soft and pleasant, but light. Added beads to the YO's… Continue reading Wedding Ishbel for Sarah
I just love a good set of stitch markers! I can't help it. It's like jewelry for my needles. I went to a local bead show and found all sorts of goodies! Some of the new ones... Find these in my Etsy shop
Some stitch markers, went up in the Etsy shop...
I love to make stitch markers, but rarely have the time to drag it all out and get going. I really spread my crafts out when I work on something, so using the dinner table, or even expecting dinner, can get to everyone. I try to be considerate usually and luckily we had such a… Continue reading Some stitch markers…
Widened the base chain by adding 2 repeats and added matte beads for the edges and 2 gold monogram beads. The yarn is Madeline tosh merino light which is WONDERFUL.
My 'Artichokes and Eggplants' shawl is really the Cabin Shawl in disguise with beads and an edging added. Download the pattern here Find it on Ravelry
I took a class at a local bead shop last week and learned some basic techniques to beading. I had a lot of beads and some were genuine stones, like aquamarine and pearls, but it felt like they were wasted sitting in small bags. They were very nice about me having some of my own… Continue reading Beginning beading