Prospera: Medallion invented, feather and fan extended, base of sweater swatched - where, where where should the godet go? Once again, Margery comes to the rescue, pulling a completed sweater off the shelf, one we know we like. Now it's easier to visualize just where the godet should be placed. Oh, and if I haven't declared… Continue reading where, oh where or wear, oh wear
I had planned to do this: I am thinking that it's too much, too fussy. The chevrons are too fussy, the double godets are too fussy. Always ready for these Kinds of challenges, Margery grabs the godet (ok, nicely takes the godet from my hands) and places it in the opening of a cardigan to see how the proportions… Continue reading insert here
This is a bit of an artifice, but I'm going to describe the next part of the design process for Prospera in the present tense: Ok now, I'm happy with the medallion. How do I extend it into a wedge shape? Let me rephrase that. How do I easily extend it into a wedge shape?… Continue reading pendulum
Well, the Berroco pattern books have hit the shelves. A few months ago, I was able to document the birthing process of one design, Prospera from Booklet #277 Peruvia, and now I can start talking about it. The story starts with this photo of a store window in Florence: As you can see, it's not… Continue reading circular process
How could I not mention this FIRST?!!!!! I am honored to be seen knitting on the Yarn Harlot's sock. 🙂
It's been a very very busy week preparing for TNNA (the national needlework association trade show) and then working the show. I promised to give more pithy instructions for Margery's birthday afghan. I hope this will help as a start.