Posts filed under: beads

The long weekend was great!  I had a stellar weekend!  First and most important I finished knitting and then painting “Painted Ladies”.  The shawl has changed its name from Painted Butterflies to...
Why is it that the most important part of a project can also be the most boring?  For example; stringing the beads that will add the “WOW” factor to your...
As much as I am enjoying my current project – Painted Butterflies – my mind is already jumping ahead to the next painting project. Butterflies should be done this weekend. ...
I now remember why the Helix Scarf has been languishing on the counter at work!  It was wound up and must have had some kind of loop hanging from the...
There is no quicker way to feeling “stupid” than arguing with a computer – you will almost always lose!  I’ve been having that experience this morning. I had decided to...
This morning I was cruising around Ravelry and I decided to check out my “Stash” – I should do this more often.  Listed was one hank of Handmaiden Silk Twist,...
Looking for a different finish for a special shawl/scarf or garment?  Why not try beads?  A beaded cast-off is easy and looks great.  It can add a little weight at...
That is how life is barrelling along right now!  It has been over 2 months since the January Magic of Mohair Gala and the euphoria of finding out that I...
I’m working on the pattern for my Embossed Beret, a lace beret accented with beads.  The Beret is knit with worsted weight yarns and size 6/0 or 4/0 glass or...
Have you been wanting to try adding some beads to your knitting?  Are you somewhere in the middle and just want to add a few beads for accent?  This technique...