BLOGGER TEMPLATES AND TWITTER BACKGROUNDS

Sunday, April 15, 2007

Another glorious day!

I have been sitting in the sun all day in a sundress! The weather has been gorgeous! In an effort to destash slightly and to give myself a portable garden project (I finished Roxybadoxy's beanie), I have embarked upon an anthropologie inspired capelet based on this tutorial here http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=62184.0
I have loads of little scraps of blue yarn which I've been trying to use up, so I decided to attempt to use them all in one go on a moderately sized project. I used large needles and scraps of DK yarn - two strands together, changing colour as each strand runs out. This is giving me a gorgeous varigated effect which I really like - I've used this technique before and I love how it turns out!
I think I like the reverse side though, so I'll probably sew it inside out :-)
I need something to take my mind off work tomorrow - I have two jobs, one which is great and one which sucks. I'm at the sucky job tomorrow. Well, it's not really the job that sucks, it's the boss and I think he's got it in for me. Till I win the lottery, I have to stick with it I guess, unless I find something else.

1 comments:

Karan said...

The blue capelet/shruggy thing will look gorgeous in those mixed blues. I used the same technique for a calorimetry, what can I say, I'm a cheapskate ; )

About

Labels

101 (2) ABC (4) art (7) ATC's (1) Baking (12) bath (3) beads (30) belly dancing (32) Birthday (22) Books (17) candles (3) Chinese New Year (4) circus (1) clothing (34) crafts (177) crochet (102) crystals (2) Drawing (5) eco (8) family (31) felt (25) festivals (10) fimo (14) friends (29) gaming (15) garden (24) Geocaching (1) Glass (25) Harry Potter (18) Holiday (42) hula hooping (2) jewellery (58) knitting (76) Meme (3) nature (14) needle felting (10) new year (5) Painting (19) papercrafts (18) Pets (33) photography (37) ravelry (15) reconstructed (14) resin (2) school (22) sewing (75) shop (4) soaps (8) Spinning (8) stamping (2) stencilling (1) swaps (68) tattoos (1) TESOL (23) tutorial (4) Walks (15) weather (23) wire (1) yoga (6)