Author Archives: sysclp
If you are using older patterns handed down in the family or found in thrift store, you may be confused by the yarn sizes called for in them. Since most of the yarns old patterns reference are probably not made … Continue reading
This is a new yarn exclusive to Michaels that comes in a nifty looking braid in hand selected Pantone color combinations. It is a 10 strand twisted yarn that is 60% Acrylic, 20% Nylon, 20% Merino Wool. It is only … Continue reading
I posted about my previous experiment in yarn pooling and mentioned I was working on another. Well, it is finished and I really like the look of it. I used Caron Simply Soft Stripes in “Churchill Downs” color. (I have … Continue reading
I have a baby shower to go to in March and I am in the process of making a set of blanket, hat, and booties as a gift. I am using Caron Simply Soft in off white, soft green, and … Continue reading
I wish I had a longer lens, but here is tonight’s super blue moon here in Pickering, Ontario at around 11pm. This was using my Nikon D7000 and a 300mm lens on a tripod.
To go with the blanket in the previous post, I made a hat using Caron Cupcakes yarn (Sour Grapes color) which comes with a pom-pom for the top. With the leftover yarn, I made a pair of socks to match. … Continue reading