We’ve been wanting to do a knit-along in this column for ages. We’ve waited, though, until the perfect yarn appeared for the idea we had in mind. We’re ready.
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…
Nothing gets me over-excited like trying out a new way to knit a familiar shape. I hate stopping to eat, or answer e-mails, or see people. I just want to go go go go go go until I find out whether it’s going to work or not.
I grew up in a family of Jewelry Guys. Guys like my grandfather. He wore dark, conservative suits to work; but at leisure, he treated each finger to a fat, gold ring and fastened thick ropes and chains of gold around his neck and wrists. The term “bling daddy” was not then in common usage, so my grandfather was described by Marv, his favorite jeweler, as being “a connoisseur of the finer men’s accessories.”
For the first part of this adventure, click here. You know what I did first, don’t you? You know you do, you just don’t want to hear me say it….