Thursday, August 11, 2011
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
|Look at the picture to the right.|
Those pansies were along the stones
|The pansies in this picture were in|
the garden to the left. They were
Posted by Needlin' on the Ridge at 3:41 PM
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Knitting with wool, cotton, and silks can be quite expensive. Acrylic yarn is much more affordable and easy to find. When knitting for a child, choosing acrylic yarn over specialty fibers may be the best option, because they're easy to launder. Yet, wool and silk have that special texture and look that feels wonderful slipping through our fingers and catches our eye. How can we achieve all of our fiber wants and not break the bank? Unraveling unwanted sweaters, blankets, or other items will allow you to use these beautiful fibers for much less.
|Yarn being dyed with Kool-ade|
|Green, blue and tan balls were|
dyed with paste food coloring.
Push the tiny loop to the left, and
grab the piece of yarn that's laying
just beneath the loop. Take it
Here's a link for more information regarding unraveling yarn and removing the kinks from your new yarn.
Posted by Needlin' on the Ridge at 4:11 PM