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.
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.
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.
Somebody call the Vatican, because we’ve had a miracle. The perfectly ordinary cushion cover has grown to a size of 400 square miles.
If you ask me, you can tell a civilization is in decline when it stops caring about good throw pillows.
For an introduction to this ongoing series, click here. Hey, kids–remember when I promised that I’d show you what happens in these adventures even if they end with a crash,…