I guess I haven't learned life's lessons for me, yet.
- shortcuts take longer
- sampling is learning by doing
- I learn by doing
- I don't like learning by doing (I want it perfect the first time)
- I enjoy doing, it's the worry about possibly having to re-do that's stressful
|I made full-sized samples of bath sheets from the 8/2 cotton I had on hand. De-stashing! I finished off a couple cones of yarn! For what it's worth, with this weave, I have to use both towels to dry my 5 foot tall self. They're absorbent, but there's just not as much surface area as terrycloth.|
|I spun up this silk with my Suzie and stylus.|
|My husband fell in love with this yarn, Caribou by HiKoo, and kitty pattern when we were in the yarn store in Kalispell. It was so much fun to make (although with all the fluff, it's hard to count rows so I had to pay attention). |
My niece and I got to knit together.
Columbia by Imperial Yarn.
This is my first sweater with a sewn in zipper ever! I'm pleased to say that it went in perfectly on the first try. It did take me just under two hours, because I kept having to step away from it and worry about if I was doing it right.
I bought a trash bag full. Sigh. No shortcuts next time!