Tag: Knitting

Verticality

knit from side to side, lacy textures, seed-stitched chains, long-side lines entwined. Photo Friday: #vertical

Made for Each Other

Each year as Christmas time swoops swiftly in, With hectic shopping sprees at malls and such, Unlike my friends, I spare myself chagrin, And opt instead to add a personal touch. I raid my stash (I never have too much), To find the perfect…

Mittens

Winter is coming! Not tomorrow or next week, not this month or next month, but surely winter is sneaking in, seeping ‘neath the back door sill…

Double-knitted Symmetry

Tip-tapping bamboo sticks repeat motif, Defining complex interweaves of threads Knit red, two white, then three, again repeat In hope it soon will warmly top her bed. A double-knitted pattern turns my head, Though twice the time and focus it demands, For working two…

Warmth

Warmth can be a cozy, comfy chair, Upon which thrown, a hand-knit afghan quilt, Awaiting little boys who tumble in, and there fake-wrestle for first dibs; no signs of guilt. A grandson hiding in the fort he built with tablecloths and sheets from grandma’s…

Behind The Brick-red Barn

My tote-sac always stocked, prepared to fly, Escape to spur-of-moment quietude, Where out of sight (and out of mind, perchance), I gather wool, behind my brick-red barn. The beauty and bucolic balm pervades my deeply hidden, inner sanctum dreams With sticks and string I…

Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above

From above, many otherwise unnoticeable or unremarkable images are transformed into unusual and unparalleled works of art. Whether Nature’s mastery or human creativity, opportunities abound to capture the mystery. This gallery was photographed using a Pentax K30, an iPad2, or an iPhone 4S. Usually…

Made with Love by Mom

     Mom will be upset.  Now that was an understatement, considering that Mom had devoted so many hours to complete the difficult, double-knit afghan.      The pattern was called “Kelmscott Throw”, her Mother’s first adventure with the technique of double knitting, by…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Lost in the Details

While photographing my sleeping puppy, who had found his snuggle-bed atop my knitting project..a red and white afghan; I decided to approach it from a puppy’s eye view, only to rediscover the beauty and symmetry of the knitted stitch and the striking intensity of…

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