Very Thick Socks from this free pattern using two strands of yarn: Harris Tweed Textiles Shetland 4 Ply, Dark Burgundy, L23 & Recycled Pink Mohair. I started them on US #3 bamboo DPNs but they were too small and really hurt my hands so the foot was knit in US #4 Metal DPNS.
Sunday, November 21, 2004 ( 6:19 PM ) Vratch
Groovy Silk Fabric. Currently a pair of Culottes...
My new bag...
Tuesday, October 19, 2004 ( 3:39 PM ) Vratch
This is my the first sock I've knitted. It's in Dalegarn Heilo yarn which is sport weight I think. I've just turned the heel on the second one and can't wait to finish them so I can wear them.
( 1:42 PM ) Vratch
A picture of the evil, twosome:
And another to show how menacing they are:
Tuesday, August 17, 2004 ( 5:15 PM ) Vratch
I finally tried needle felting. It was much more difficult than it looks and my first attempt was rather disappointing. Here it is:
Thursday, July 15, 2004 ( 10:44 PM ) Vratch
Fresh from the Japanese Plum tree in my garden, here is my latest favourite snack. These are the ones I managed to get to before the squirrels did:
And just in case you thought I'd sneakily bought them from Larry's Market here's a shot with the leaves:
They're not actually as big as plums you'd buy from the supermarket. More bite sized, mini plums.
Wednesday, July 07, 2004 ( 11:06 PM ) Vratch
I made Tiffin cake from a recipe my Mum sent me:
Monday, July 05, 2004 ( 11:13 PM ) Vratch
I bought these Dr Scholl sandals in San Francisco lsat year while on holiday with my Mum. This summer I decided to liven them up and paint them with acrylics: