in which our plucky heroine can barely look beyond the cottage walls...
IMHO Xandy Peters is a genius of a knit designer... just look at her newly released "Fly Away" scarf pattern... Later on this winter, I will dive back into the peculiar world of stacked increases and decreases. Fox Paws was one of the most unusual, satisfying, and challenging knitting projects, and this looks to be equally wearable and visually different than any of my other knitwear...
More Inktober drawings:
Just for the record, this is the progress so far turning the open shelving in the workroom into closed cupboards. After removing the upper shelves, which were only accessible using a stepstool, and repairing the wall with spackle and paint, last night I attached the side panels to the shelving. Still need to create and attach blocking to the wall, and the front of the shelves, to make tracks for the masonite sliding doors. The doors will be latched, or rather lashed in place with cordage and cleats attached to the side panels, the whole plan intended as part of the ongoing earthquake safety efforts here at the cottage...
I didn't realise til tonight that this song, long a favorite, was actually written by Mary McCaslin and Jim Ringer...
October SMART goals (x=extra)
|#||THINGS MADE||THINGS FIXED||THINGS GONE|
|1||fig cottage syrup (jam)||repot lg spider plant||wood scraps|
|2||puzzle ball toy||pinafore mended||bag to Goodwill|
|3||laser cut name pendant||U-lock loosened||bag to Goodwill|
|4||laser cut horses||Sterret scribe||bag to Goodwill|
|5||braided knit ball toy||destem elderberries||bag to Goodwill|
|6||five Inktober drawings||treerat mesh cloche #2||bag to Goodwill|
|7||four more Inktobers||planted green onions||bag to Goodwill|
|8||another three Inktobers||wheelbarrow tire||yard waste bin|
|9||three more Inktobers||workroom wall patched||x|
|10||x||studio shelf sides||x|