black cat

Oct 19th, 2009 motif monday, pets
black cat

I know I’ve mentioned this before, but one of the neatest aspects of doing a weekly colorwork chart (except when on hiatus ;-) is using seasonal or holiday themes to guide the motif selections. Judging from my feed reader and other internet perusal, not to mention any retail store, Halloween is among the holidays that really excite everyone to participate, decorate, and craft, in the…

morel mushroom

Oct 12th, 2009 motif monday, other, patterns

According to my website analytics, having my patterns linked to from Knitting Pattern Central has been the biggest source of traffic to this blog.  Obviously, if you are looking for fiber arts content or knitting patterns, this is your type of blog and you’re in the right place. However, there is part of my blog’s content that continually brings traffic from all over the web,…

memorial moustache

May 25th, 2009 motif monday

It occurred to me a little late that this particular Monday would have been a good opportunity to do a flag or other patriotic motif. Instead, offered here for your amusement, is a knitted picture of a moustache. After posting last week’s motif, I was doing some cleaning and found the slip of paper we had used to brainstorm different types of moustaches for the…


May 18th, 2009 motif monday

I know I’ve said that I would try to avoid doing too many food-theme motifs all at once, but now I think I’m just embracing it. Something about foods and fruits is just so iconic, it makes them very easy to render, and of course the inspiration is all around! I was actually knitting today’s cookie during my knitting group at Lovely Bakeshop, and one…