Hand knotting project

This has been an undertaking! My mom gave me her old double strand of beads with a vintage onyx clasp from the 60's to clean up and repair. Unfortunately the beads were so old, the coating was coming off so I decided to get all new beads and learn how to knot them. After a... Continue Reading →

Shell stitch scarf

I'm finally getting around to posting his finished scarf. This is from one huge hank of bamboo wrapped wool yarn I got from the Fibre Studio Shop in Charlotte NC. I think it was 720 yds. I can't find the label but remember it was five ply sport weight. The yarn was a little difficult... Continue Reading →

Scarf Project for Me!

I got a wonderful gift recently! My common-law sister-in-law sent me 4 skeins of this beautiful black yarn and told me to make myself something, so I've started it! The yarn is wonderful to work with and is making a beautiful scarf. It's called Mirasol Akapana and it is 65% Baby Llama, 25% Merino Wool,... Continue Reading →

Garnet & Black Hat

I put this hat together in about 3-4 hours. Here is the brim finished on the adult size loom. From No Needle Knitting Here is what the inside looks like while the knitting is in process. From No Needle Knitting I used Yarn Bee Boucle Traditions Brushed yarn in cranberry and black doing two strands... Continue Reading →

Gamecock Scarf

Last week I finally made a lunch hour trip to In the Loop on Devine St. in Columbia. I found some beautiful burgundy colored kid mohair by Nashua Handknits. I decided I'd combine it with some black Yarn Bee Brushed Boucle and see what would happen. From No Needle Knitting I used a Darice small... Continue Reading →

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