Bargello Odd Number Mini-Sock

Originally posted 2006-10-30 06:37:59. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI just got back this mini-sock from finisher Susan Thompson (check out her site at: http://susant-thefinisher.blogspot.com/. Isn’t it just too cute? It’s another one of the projects in the Bargello book. This one is mathematical in how the pattern was determined, every single one of the lines [...]

LAS Mini-sock – Cashmere Variations

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Originally posted 2011-06-21 07:22:23. Republished by Blog Post Promoter There are so many possible variations of Cashmere Stitch, it was hard to limit it to just five. This mini-sock takes its color scheme from the multi-colored Watercolours in block 4. This shade is called Raspberry Sherbet (I don’t see it, but I love the color). [...]

Kreinik’s New Naturals

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Originally posted 2012-02-07 07:13:50. Republished by Blog Post PromoterKreinik’s line of “naturals” in metallics came back recently, with a smaller number of colors that have been changed slightly. I used the extensively in this Petei mini-sock from my stash. They are used for all the metallics. Only one color, 4006 Rose Hip was retained from [...]

“Destination” Needlepoint

Originally posted 2011-08-11 06:49:44. Republished by Blog Post PromoterSometimes I think it’s both a blessing and a curse to live in a “tourist trap.” The curse is that there are often crowds. The blessing is that it’s easy to find related needlepoint canvases. And I do. I have many San Francisco canvases and have stitched [...]