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Indeed. You can never go wrong with too much embroidery!
Toggle Commented Jan 10, 2014 on Finished Project: Darling cardigan at Idle Hands
So fabulous!
Toggle Commented Jan 10, 2014 on Halloween 2013: Knit lion at Idle Hands
This is so incredibly amazing! You should submit the idea to a craft brewery publication and sit for an interview or something fabulous!
Lovely! Great color combo!
Toggle Commented Jan 10, 2014 on Christmas reveal #3: Hanna cowl at Idle Hands
I searched through the archives to find posts I vaguely remembered about fingerless mitts, because for the first time in my life I have a real use for them, and it's not to sip coffee, fix my hair, or enjoy a soda in a trendy cafe. My new office is a VERY DRAFTY 100 year old, historic building, and lets just say that the concept of heating it is kind of silly. (i.e. You can see the ground through the cracks of the floorboards.) I need fingerless mitts for working at my desk! Now if only I knew how to knit...I'd rename the last entry Lisa Marie's Typing Mitts, Lisa Marie's Grabbing a File Folder Mitts, or Lisa Marie's Signing Off on a Contract Mitts.
Toggle Commented Oct 2, 2013 on Ravelry roundup: Fingerless mittens at Idle Hands
No kidding! I had a similar issue with a foundation row for a Tunisian crochet blanket. The pattern said to start the row loosely, but they weren't kidding. My version of loose was obviously not in line with theirs. So frustrating. Secondly, might I remind you that fingerless mitts are items, in themselves, that make you go hmmmm... You always say that if your hands are cold, you'd want your fingers covered; they're the most important part of the mitt. SOLUTION: Find a friend with really small ankles.
Toggle Commented Sep 7, 2012 on Things that make you go hmmmm at Idle Hands
Love! Your new Sheep & Wool Festival hat looks happy to have such a lovely home and lounging place.
Toggle Commented Aug 10, 2012 on Vintage hat rack at Idle Hands
Mix some of the Lemon Ginger Marmalade into vanilla yogurt, and you have a delicious sweet and tangy treat! Plonk in some fresh blueberries for extra flair. James hasn't been a huge fan, but I vote DELICIOUS!
Toggle Commented Aug 3, 2012 on Happy summer at Idle Hands
Indeed. A brilliant idea!
Toggle Commented Jul 12, 2012 on Keepsakes courtesy of Spoonflower at Idle Hands
LOVE that bag!
Toggle Commented Feb 24, 2012 on Ravelry roundup: Embroidered knits at Idle Hands
I did the very same thing once, but in an area that wasn't as easy to cover up. It's heartbreaking. I agree that a very simple sash (or even an embellished one with a flower or bow) would be quite lovely. You can also reinforce the inside with a very light "patch" if you're worried about the fabric pulling and the holes getting bigger over time. P.S. Your pleats are wonderful!
Toggle Commented Feb 24, 2012 on In which disaster strikes at Idle Hands
Yay! I have my yarn and patterns all ready to go!
LOVE this!
Toggle Commented Feb 13, 2012 on This Is Your Life gallery photo wall at Idle Hands
Such a great resolution! And you'll be amazed how quickly the projects work up!
Toggle Commented Feb 13, 2012 on Ravelry roundup: A crochet resolution at Idle Hands
Hehehe...perseverance, my friend!
Toggle Commented Jan 18, 2012 on 8.5 stitches per inch at Idle Hands
My favorite colors! It goes perfectly in my kitchen and looked great on the dinner table with a piping hot plate of baked potatoes on it! Thank you!
Toggle Commented Jan 18, 2012 on Charm square pot holder at Idle Hands
Perhaps the hat is meant to be a little too large; it's just another one of its awedeous features. Otherwise, it may just be screaming for bright orange fleece--like the color hunters wear.
Toggle Commented Jul 1, 2011 on Blocking the Awedeous hat at Idle Hands
Love what you did with your envelopes!
Toggle Commented Jul 1, 2011 on The invitations are in the mail! at Idle Hands
Divine! I think you're on to something here. Thanks for the update.
Toggle Commented Jun 3, 2011 on Hat in progress at Idle Hands
The yarns from the Brooklyn Tweeds look so luscious.
Toggle Commented May 23, 2011 on Ravelry roundup: Throw blankets at Idle Hands
I'm so sad I missed it, but glad I was home to help my sister. Did your mom enjoy the event? Did you look at the garment entries and start thinking about what you'll enter next year?! I won't let you go another year without entering one of your amazing projects!
Toggle Commented May 23, 2011 on The Sheep & Wool Festival 2011 at Idle Hands
Good day, indeed! Love the cheery chairs!
Toggle Commented May 23, 2011 on A good day at Idle Hands
There's been lot of buzz about crochet cables lately. Not sure I'd call them modern, but I'm a fan of these crochet cable patterns: Cartera Rústica by Laura Giselle Develluk, Cabled Embroidered Purse by Deb Richey, and One. Giant. Cable. Scarf by Patrick Rodriguez.
Toggle Commented Apr 12, 2011 on Ravelry roundup: Modern cable knits at Idle Hands
Totally amazing! You flew through this project!
Toggle Commented Apr 12, 2011 on Radio frequency hat at Idle Hands
Yes, yes, yes! I find that half my wardrobe and housewares could fondly be described as hideous AND awesome. That's what drew me to them in the first place and what makes them so great even today. Exhibit A: neon yellow and green pyschadelic tunic with hot orange tigers--which I often wore in high school. Exhibit B: vinly green waiting room chair sitting in my living room. In fact, I could probably dedicate an entire blog to the subject of hideous and awesome, which I would name Awedeous.