I’ve been knitting!
I am not a great knitter, I can knit only simple shapes such as scarves and other things with straight edges 🙂 and maybe an ugly sock or two. But I do plan to learn more and be able to knit a sweater (maybe one day).
As I was organizing my studio I found a lot of yarn that just wasn’t “speaking” to me anymore. Not for my weaving, that is. But then I thought I could knit something with it. So I took three strands of yarn, and made this chunky long scarf:
It’s wide and soft and just perfect for cold weather.
The other one was made for the gentleman in the photo (you can’t see his face because he wanted it that way), my husband. 🙂
He wanted it striped so that’s what I did, but I added the pattern just for fun. Actually, it’s only a simple change of stitches every two or three (or twenty) rows. But it looks good, and hubby loves it. So I am happy.
The third one is a handwoven scarf.
But it actually started as a set of table runners! I took a fine greyish cotton I almost forgot I had, added a bit of lime green cotton, and wove my table runners. Then I washed the fabric (and prepared to cut and sew it), but it shrunk! And not only that, it softened too! So magically, a scarf was born! 🙂
Well, why not?
Looks great to me.