For fun I thought to buy, A bunch of Aussie dye, My faithful sidekick couldn't resist, Not to dissatisfy, The first were colours tri, In water that made them tryst, To sock blocks we apply, Colours to electrify, I gave this one a circular twist, But there's risk of fry, If you… Continue reading Into the dycrowave
Op shop wool cannot be declined, I made a pattern all aligned, A jumper made of scales, Started to come off the rails, When I realised it was over-designed. I came upon an amazing deal at an op shop recently. 11 balls of brand new 100% wool for $11! Despite the colour, I couldn't pass… Continue reading Black jumper part I
The topic of this ditty, Is unconventionally pretty, Of resin and clay, And designed to stay, It's known as a Gritty Knitty.
As part of my farewell, I made a poncho with no pastel, The colours may be bold, But it was made for a 4-year-old, Which is why it doesn't fit me well.
Well that's it. The epic saga is finally over. Months, nay, years in the making. Most of the yarn was re-dyed, much of it was undone and re-knitted. But I can finally be warm and cozy. Just in time for spring. Hopefully now my housemate will stop giving me shit about how long I've been knitting the… Continue reading The blues are over
Thinking of a birthday present, For a friend who likes the odd succulent, But they could carry disease, And she lives overseas, So I made one that needs no nourishment.
I wrote a pretty average poem for this project, but there is so much I want to talk about and a short poem just wasn't going to encompass it. You may remember a dying project of mine from over a year ago. Well, the subsequent knitting project is finally on its way! After many test squares trying… Continue reading A rainbow with the blues