I love having multiple forms of craft in play all at once. I find that I get more finished when I do. It’s refreshing to set aside knitting and play with crochet; or do a bit of weaving and then change over to embroidery. A change, as my grandmother often reminded me when I had finished washing the woodwork and was set about weeding the garden, is as good as a rest.
For an introduction to what goes on in this column, click here. My first idea is seldom my best idea. I started my three-part Zitron Art Deco challenge with knitting. It…
At the end of the day, you can’t just leave one hundred grannies lying naked on your sofa.
One authority’s response was, “Granny squares? Oh, they’re easy. Just a ring and then double crochet and make sure to work four corners. You can do more corners or fewer if you want a different shape. Okay? Bye.”
I was reminded of a Victorian knitting pattern in my collection that instructs you to make a baby’s jacket by first casting on “stitches sufficient to reached around the baby.” Super helpful. Thanks.
I’ve been cleaning out my primary workspace for eight years, which is the same amount of time I’ve spent working in my primary workspace.
If you’ve ever wanted to tell me to stuff it, you’ll quite enjoy this issue of “Fridays with Franklin.”
With Upstairs Baby nicely clad in his new Five Hour Baby Jacket, I returned to the cushion cover.
Rosamund’s worries were unfounded. I finished the jacket for Upstairs Baby in due course, and he came down for a fitting.
While I have no children and do not plan to have children, rumors that I have coffee every week with Cinderella’s stepmother and the witch from Hansel and Gretel are utterly unfounded.
Somebody call the Vatican, because we’ve had a miracle. The perfectly ordinary cushion cover has grown to a size of 400 square miles.