Thursday, July 17, 2008

My eyes are bigger than my... stomach?


I think when I last mentioned my super awesome herringbone gloves I forgot to say that they were purple and grey. I chose those colours because I kind of inherited a large amount of purple alpaca wool and though purple isn't usually my colour, it's super soft and I need to do something with it.

The grey is sock wool because I'm told that 100% alpaca makes for really crappy baggy (though soft and warm) gloves.

I've been throwing around lots of ideas and sketching some stuff out today.

I've also fallen in love with a Ukranian magazine called Duplet because it has crazy gorgeous crochet patterns like

Do they make me want to polish up my Russian? Yes.