venerdì 31 dicembre 2010
giovedì 16 dicembre 2010
In the meanwhile I've begun a new project: an Iceland Yoke Sweater by EZ for Damiano, size 5 yrs because he will have to wear it for soooo long. A bit of math:
And some modifications: 1) it will be a cardi this too; 2) I hate steeking and cutting. I'm working it back and forth; 3) it's knitted top down.- ehm, niente ferri circolari. lavorare a più colori mi viene meglio sui ferri dritti, e li userò finchè posso. EZ, non essere così perplessa, sù.
- ehm, no circulars. I've found out that I'm better at stranding with straight needles, so I'll go on with these as long as possible. EZ, don't be so doubtful please.
giovedì 2 dicembre 2010
lunedì 29 novembre 2010
venerdì 26 novembre 2010
martedì 23 novembre 2010
Last weekend I collected several red boston ivy leaves for a new dyeing session and last afternoon I've started the lab. Here is the result: the leaves have released all the red dye in the bath (simmered a bit and let rest for one hour only).
I've put the alum premordanted yarn inside and simmered a bit again and let it rest overnight.
This morning it was like this:
martedì 9 novembre 2010
My new oven is running every evening, and I've baked some little bread. Here it is:
Hard work, huge fun.
venerdì 29 ottobre 2010
venerdì 15 ottobre 2010
Piccoli miracoli nella vita quotidiana.
Little miracles in everyday life.
martedì 12 ottobre 2010
We moved at last. We have all we need, well the basics at least (water, methane, electricity). It was time to start this new challenge: kids all alone in their own room (Lorenzino too...). It works: they have slept like angels since the first night, me not exactly, too stressed and anxious. But it's just a matter of time. As it always happens in these situations we forgot a lot of things in the "summer" house: my circulars, for istance. This is why I have started a new pair of socks, first of this year (yes, for me a new year starts at fall) and in the new location, on 4 needles. I wasn't used to manage them, but I'm training. I plan a fast trip to Sferracavallo to catch the circulars... and many other things!
venerdì 27 agosto 2010
venerdì 23 luglio 2010
Cotone Grignasco Colorado (ma non è la scelta migliore da lavorare all'uncinetto):
La borsa fino ad ora:
That's all folks.