Knitting

FO Friday 07/12/13, Bigmommy’s Birthday


OFF THE NEEDLES

75% Medano Beach Bag

Besides scaling it down a little, I used an I-cord bind-off, mostly so I could practice it.  I do like the rolled edge it makes, though.

HAPPY HAPPY JOY JOY

Happy birthday, Bigmommy!  I love you and am so proud of the beautiful woman you’ve become.  It’s been a pleasure (mostly).  Much love.

BY THE BOOK

I finally was able to get started in Joyland by Stephen King and it’s fabulous enough that I didn’t pick up my needles once yesterday because I couldn’t stop reading.  Now that’s a good book.  I totally plan on finishing it today and am anxiously awaiting Dr. Sleep.  I think it’s due to come out in September.

Linking up with Tami and Frontier Dreams KCCO

Anyone who keeps the abilith to see beauty in every age of life really never grows old.  Franz Kafka

Knitting

10 reasons why many knitters also love ceramics


Very interesting!!!

February Twelve

Do you see knitting and ceramics as two totally different universes? Obviously they are! But how come, so many knitters also like ceramics and vice versa? I happen to be one of them.

Personally, I’m not surprised at all, at the end I think it all comes down to the same thing. Knitting and ceramics have more in common than they differ :

1) It’s all about manual work – either very refined or very chunky;

2) It’s all about technique – no matter how basic it may seem at first, it will probably take years of experience before having learned all there is to know and most likely this will only happen to some lucky few. But that’s part of the passion too, isn’t it ?

3) It’s all about the right material for the right object;

4) It’s all about physically feeling and touching;

5) It’s all about…

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Knitting

10 reasons why many knitters also love ceramics


Very interesting!!!

February Twelve

Do you see knitting and ceramics as two totally different universes? Obviously they are! But how come, so many knitters also like ceramics and vice versa? I happen to be one of them.

Personally, I’m not surprised at all, at the end I think it all comes down to the same thing. Knitting and ceramics have more in common than they differ :

1) It’s all about manual work – either very refined or very chunky;

2) It’s all about technique – no matter how basic it may seem at first, it will probably take years of experience before having learned all there is to know and most likely this will only happen to some lucky few. But that’s part of the passion too, isn’t it ?

3) It’s all about the right material for the right object;

4) It’s all about physically feeling and touching;

5) It’s all about…

View original post 103 more words