Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Work in progress: Egyptian sash
How terrifying - exhilarating, even - to have nothing but some zig-zags between you and cold, hard, silky death.
I knit the first part of this project over fall break. It's part of my private reading in historically inspired knitted design, and although I haven't hit any serious roadblocks so far, at this point I'm holding my breath with every stitch I knit.
Chart? Hand-copied on borrowed graph paper. Math? Totally fudged and yet somehow perfect. Mitered corners? Improvised. Sewn steek? Improvised, with the help of a terrific quilter and knitter from the Ginko Gallery. Knitting mojo? Please, gods of silk, Addi turbos, and insanity: let me have a full tank of the stuff.
Posted by Cory Ellen at 12:40 AM
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good old next blog button lands me in good places!
Thank you! It's fun to browse random blogs, eh?
that is breaktaking.
This looks like a really neat project.
Also, what kind of camera do you have? I'm looking to replace my old one with one that does better with close-up and low-light pictures.
Thanks, Emily and Talons!
Emily: my camera is a Canon Powershot A700. It's about 4 years old, so there are plenty of new models, but I'd definitely recommend the Powershot line. My little camera taught me everything I know about macro settings.
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