Category Archives: Clothing

Magic Socks

These are magic socks.  The toes are grafted so there are no nasty, pain-making seams across the toes.  They seem to fit no matter what as long as you think lovingly of the person you’re making them for.  I first … Continue reading

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Dyeing in Process

Arranging fabric on pulley system in preparation for dyeing.  Yup, pulley works.  Yay! Fabric being dyed main color: teal blue that doesn’t really look teal. Under-dyeing with ombre technique using teal blue. About an hour later: Over-dyeing in bronze using … Continue reading

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Glam needlework from the fifties

If I could look half as fabulous as these ladies do while wearing these sweaters, I would learn to knit well enough to make them. These are from a 1954(?) McCall’s Needlework Annual. They’re gorgeous. And so are the ladies … Continue reading

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