Cindy F said...
What an awesome lineup of teaching talent! Can only imagine the sort of education you can garner from this uber talented & experienced group.
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Practice Makes Perfect...but not yet!
I was a stay-at-home mom for years. Now that my last baby is grown and off to college and my daughter has a beautiful new baby, I’m now a stay-at-home grandma! Taking care of a growing, energetic, bright, 6 month old is full time. I’ve tried to take my scrapbook supplies to their house but it’s a matter of getting in the time to do continuous scrapbooking. I’m not great at the stop and go type of scrapbooking. SO…
I’m trying to teach myself with a little help from YouTube tutorials how to knit. Christmas is coming and it would be nice to create a few scarfs for presents.
What I Learned
They don’t tell you everything on a tutorial!
I've got one going for Little Honey's scarf for the Winter.
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve started over and over because I did not understand what went wrong. Why was there a hole? Why was there two loops knitted into one? How it all works together? How to read pattern/instructions with all the abbreviations? How to work with the big loop at the end of each row? How to fix it when you cast off wrong? How to get the perfect edge? That’s how I’ve been spending my time during naps at my granddaughter’s, teaching myself all these things. I think I’ve got, but I’m not sure.
My goal is to learn how to knit lace borders for my scrapbook pages. Yep, nothing gets far from my paper art!
A sneak and a peak...how many photos?
Next week is going to be full of multi-photo layouts…more than two photos! LOL It is a real stretch for me, thus another opportunity on my Journey learning more about the craft.
Have a Crafty Weekend!
1. joy of scrapbooking
2. coffee friends
3. a beautiful week in the weather, thank you God
4. one nation, under God…still
5. God’s leading and guiding my life into new adventures