Working with yarn in lots of different ways keeps crafting fresh for me. I was inspired to make Marly Bird’s “Lacy Pineapple Shawl” when I saw her wearing it at Stitches South, and when she made a YouTube tutorial for the pattern that was a clear sign to go for it. I went up to […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Ode to Crochet
The Pi Shawl is a Finished Object (FO)!!! I finished the edging on the flight home from Stitches South. Today I gave the finished shawl a bath, and pinned it out on our bed, the only place large enough to hold the entire shawl. The cats aren’t happy about being shut out of the bedroom, […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
I haven’t been to Atlanta in decades, or done any significant traveling in the South. I asked Edie Eckman, Gayle Roehm, and some other teachers about Southern dialect and manners, at lunch. They told me that if anyone said, “Bless your heart”, I was in big trouble. Also, the explanation of “y’all”, and “all y’all” […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Diving into Stitches South