I’m so excited about Short Row Slides – using internal short rows to increase on one side of a set of stitches, and decrease on the other, so the stitch set slides horizontally, but the total number of stitches is conserved. Continue reading Short Row Slides and pattern progress
We have a closed room mystery here – I’m pretty sure I didn’t take the camera without it’s case to the park with my kids – but I can find the case, and not the camera. Do I have a Continue reading Has anyone seen my camera?
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