Sunday, July 18, 2021

My Many Facets

I almost made it around the whole round but I ran out of steam!  It's shaping up nicely!
I even made another row for this coral reef quilt.
I played with the knotty burl on the lathe.  It gave me fits at first;  I thought it was going to beat me but then it all worked out!  I even got to use my new gadget, a Sand-O-Flex which is made for sanding natural edge works--it buff the dirt and debris out but leaves the bark intact.  Perfect!
And the second skein of yarn was plied;  it took longer than I expected!  Maybe because this skein has 321 yards which is 100 yards more than the other skein!  I will wash and dry these today and then they can be put to good use!

And the second sock has joined its mate;  Winter's Frost pattern, KnitPicks Hawthorne in Compass Kettle Dyed yarn.  Knit on 64 stitches with size 0 needles.  (the pattern was written for top down but I knit these toe-up using the chart as written)  


 

4 comments:

  1. Wow....you've been busy!!!
    I love those skeins. I think you have inspired me to do some dying when and if I can get the wheel out again later on. I've got a big bag of undyed something or other that needs to be spun because it's always in my way.

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  2. All of your projects are amazing and I just love the square bowl for your son. Hope your antibiotics have kicked in and you are feeling better now.

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  3. How do you possibly get so much done? And on a Sunday too? It is all so beautiful.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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