First full day at Chinatown Artists Lofts and I wake up to bamboo filling a bright alcove space. In Japan, on the first day of business, it is customary to see a new bamboo stalk ready to grow as the business does. Coincidentally it was also World Bamboo Day, an auspicious beginning, I felt. EachContinue reading “Artist-in-Residence at Ark of the Unicorns”
Tag Archives: Works in Progress
S-s-stuttering S-start to 2014
A New Year! A New Start! A great time until one needs to change those big plans. Mistakes and u-turns, ripping out progress in disappointment has been my theme so far this year. I LOVE the summer sweater/shawl pattern from an issue of Keitodama 157 I purchased last summer. It has been at least sixContinue reading “S-s-stuttering S-start to 2014”
Before the End of 2013, I will finish…
With just one month left in the year, I feel really good about all I have accomplished this year so far. I just have a few loose ends to tie up or finish off before the new year: several works in progress I’d like to accomplish before the end of 2013: Ulysses Butterfly Cowl: AnContinue reading “Before the End of 2013, I will finish…”
Crochet Pattern User Error(s)!
Counting is not my forte. It’s the challenge that would get I and my partner kicked off of an episode of Amazing Race. Clearly this counting impairment runs deep and makes a real, written pattern much more difficult than it really is. I’m on my 3rd attempt to complete the beautiful Pizzelle Beret by LindaContinue reading “Crochet Pattern User Error(s)!”