I don’t know about you; but I will much more cheerfully wash dishes, mop the floor, or tidy the workshop if I have a fun podcast on. I usually just play them off my desktop speakers, so the parts of my Continue reading Getting the Dishes Washed – and keeping up with Shakespeare at the same time
I had planned to have K set the extra smaller paisleys wherever she wanted them and couche them in place, but once the bodice was done, I liked it plain, and so did K to my huge surprise. She did Continue reading Flower Fairy Dress Finish
I think I’ve got my breath back from the site migration. The pictures are back – I finally figured out the text to change so the links would work, then copied and pasted it in the data base with a Continue reading Business Chores with some designs grumbles
I’ve almost got K’s skirt paisley systematized, I’ve made one the right size, I want to document it so that I’ll have an easier time with all the others – which led to an hour and a half computer detour Continue reading Filling in the negative spaces around “thorns” in free form crochet
Actually, all that Froggie’s doing around here is pulling apart my latest sample. The sleeves were too tight, which I discovered after noticing that the armholes were not centered on the bust increases. People have symmetry, so their sweaters need Continue reading Froggy went a courting ahum…
About an hour ago I decided to sit down and fix the css goof in the pattern pages; when I’d click on the pattern tab or any of the groups of sorts of patterns, the purple border was fine, but Continue reading I think I’ll go wash dishes now.
My friends and I were sitting around the kitchen table listening to our children more or less entertain each other. Having a hands free moment, I dug out my sweater sample and starting knitting. “How can you bear to have Continue reading A ‘Maybe I really am a designer’ moment
I had to frog the cast on edge (again). While my second batch of calculations were for cast on numbers in multiples of 4, they weren’t for even multiples of 4. Which are nice if you want the halves of Continue reading A formula for nice numbers
I have finally started on the knitted version of the Attleboro Sweater. And now I know that I cannot count. I used the tubular cast on for my swatch, but could I do it for 172 sts? After 3 times Continue reading The Hard Part is Partly Counting.
Either all that practice at writing patterns is paying off, or my mind has been in a pattern writing mode this month; two new patterns are at two different tech editors until early March! Perhaps by the end of March Continue reading In Between