Monthly Archives: March 2013

Do You Scrumble?

I was first introduced to scrumbling in 2003, by the ever-so intriguing, Prudence Mapstone.  Immediately, I realized crochet needed to become part of my repertoire of stitches.  Further investigation uncovered The Crochet Workbook by Sylvia Cosh and James Walters, well-known crochet designers opened my … Continue reading

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Spring Is In The Air

Blossoms are blooming, bees are buzzing and I need to plant my sunflower seeds.  A trekk to my my local nursery proved to be fruitful.  I found various varieties of sunflower seeds along with hollyhock and zinnia seeds.  I am excited to … Continue reading

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Stitches Discovered

As mentioned, (see blog post Color, Pattern and Texture, dated  6/8/2012) pushing the limits of knit and purl stitches keep me awake at night.  Waking-up at 5:00 in the morning with an idea energizes my creative soul.  Last week, I discovered the Knitted Daisy … Continue reading

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“Kushu Kushu” merino & silk stainless steel scarf

I’m mesmerized by the cones of yarn from HABU textiles.  Silk stainless, paper moire, paper linen and tsumugi silk to name a few.  Kushu Kushu merino and silk stainless scarf  designed by Setsuko Torii, uses four different needle sizes which explores the effects … Continue reading

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Pool(ing) It All Together

Look what happened… I began each square with a new skein of yarn, casting on after finding the same color repeat in different places within the skein.  Remember, my intention was not to seek perfection or precision.  (See previous blog posts) … Continue reading

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