Stocking update

Well, I am done the cuff now and started on the body. That working with 2 yarns was a little difficult for my arthritic right thumb. The joint is a little inflamed so I going to take a day off and go groom some of my bunnies. Every 16 weeks they need to be sheared and I haven't finished spinning what I had from 16 weeks ago. Winter sucks for those who have fibromyalgia but now that spring is coming I can get into the swing of things once again. Received notice that there is a rabbit show coming in spring so must decide if I will participate or not.

As for the stocking I am still not sure of the colours. Looks as one fella said, Victorian. This for me means embellishing with beads when all is said and done. I think it will be pretty but still remaining skeptical. Tomorrow hubby is taking me to the big flea/antique market in the city so I will be on the lookout for antique buttons and things.

The brightly coloured yarns you see here are for the shorts I am going to make. Bright and hideous I know but the worst part is that they are acrylic. As the shorts will be a first for me I didn't want to ruin my good handspun yarns. I can always use them for an eye catcher at my table for the farmers market this summer. I may change my mind and use it to experiment with entrelac.

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Chris Vandenburg's picture

Joanne,

It's great sister!!!!! Show it when you get a bit further on and I would swear you might not need any more bling bling on it! Although a bit of sparkle never hurts.

You keep going gal!

Chris

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............Erma Bombeck

Oh Brother where art thou?? Just for the record I'M NOT the sister that Chris claims is easy to make!!

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Chris Vandenburg's picture

Damn girl! Do you keep notes or what??? ROFL

"If a man has cream at home in the refrigerator he won't go out looking for 2% butterfat"
............Erma Bombeck

"If a man has cream at home in the refrigerator he won't go out looking for 2% butterfat"
............Erma Bombeck

albert's picture

I don't quite understand what I'm seeing in the swatch picture- can you describe what you're knitting there?

That's the felted Christmas Stocking. It's done on two needles and seamed together. I know. It looks wierd to me too. But it's a new technique and I'll try almost anything once.

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