I know she doesn't look like much now, but wait until she's dried off a bit. Then I can place her
Edging with and without beads
Moorish windows (along ends and down center back of shawl)
Center section looks a bit like onion domes (hence the name and the theme of the piece)
What else is going on around here?
You mean besides getting ready to have
Driftwood, my aran cabled design is purring smoothly along. I LOVE the yarn. It is an Aussie import from Pear Tree. So soft, tweedy, and lovely... None of that stiffness you can get with some tweeds. It is hard not to just move in with this one and kiss the others
I mean, look at those cables, baby...
I think I'm in love...
Dress Grays is coming right along. A simple vest, but with some nifty detailing. The iridescent beads are lovely on the charcoal ground and the cabled rib will be repeated at the deep V neck and the armholes. Minimum effort, but great impact, especially for those (like me) who prefer their holiday wear to whisper a sweet come on, rather than shout to the world, "HERE I AM!!!!"
No gold sequins. No chandeliers. No blinking Christmas Tree sweaters. No Rudolph. Suitable for year round wear.
No trash. No flash. Just quiet sophistication. Just my style.
And Sedona? Well, like Ol' Man River, we jes keep rollin' along...
Now you'll have to excuse me. I have to go buy a #^%%^)(*)(#@#@ turkey!
For those who want to know, my loved one who engaged in the risky behavior seems to be seeing a glimmer of light. The verdict will be out on this one for some time to come, I am afraid. At the very least, I am thankful that this person is unharmed and we seem to be weathering the storm as a family. Thank you for your prayers.