Janet's thread

A weblog, mostly about knitting but other topics appear

The Knitting Image I Was Looking For May 24, 2018

Filed under: Color Combinations,Colours,knitted scarves,Knitting — Janet @ 6:17 pm

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and more of same

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Word Association – Thinking About Knitting

I was looking for a certain picture in my collection.  But the following are are the images that “screamed knitting”.  I still haven’t found the specific image I wanted.

Edith Sitwell 1923-35 by Wyndham Lewis 1882-1957

2 Lacemaker © acrogame – Adobe Stock

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boys-me-norwegian-sweater

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Colonial Paul Wentworth HouseIMG_0203

 

Finished But Not Blocked November 28, 2017

Filed under: Haps,knitted scarves,Knitting — Janet @ 10:28 pm

Shawl in the making  IMG_4777

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(futile attempt at an over-the-shoulder selfie)

 

 

Choosing Colors November 25, 2017

Filed under: Color Combinations,Colours,Haps,knitted scarves,Knitting,Shawls — Janet @ 5:23 pm

This is one of my favorite things about knitting.  I am currently knitting a “shawl” – what color do I choose next?

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IMG_4778             IMG_4769

 

Unexciting Update On My Knitting September 23, 2017

Filed under: knitted scarves,Knitting,Scarves — Janet @ 10:49 pm

IMG_4422  A plain green scarf.  The yarn was easy to work – a joy to knit – and read at the same time.  No apologies.

 

 

Ancestor Count Update March 23, 2017

My family tree keeps growing.  The ancestor count now stands at 5263.

photo-jan-21-9-40-42-am  Is this person knitting her family tree? Makes me think of Madame Defarge in Dickens’ Tale of Two Cities.

I’m actually trying to identify and concentrate on those ancestors who emigrated to America.  That number has increased to 333.  (Even knitting those names would be a big project!)

Alternatively color bar charts come to mind with different colors representing geographic areas of origin, or destination.  Height of each bar representing numbers of people.  What about which generation 6th, 7th, 8th, or 9th?

 

Two Years Ago January 5, 2017

janet-and-katerina-knitting    I randomly found this photo this morning when I sent birthday wishes to one of my nephews.  I suspect the photo is from 2 years ago.  The clues are the cat (Katerina), the cushions and blankets on the sofa, what I am wearing and the scarf I am knitting.  Katerina is no longer as affectionate.  She tends to find a place at the other end of the sofa.  She is definitely not a lap cat.  I happen to be knitting scarves again 2 years on.  I still have the purple polo neck and wear it often at this time of year   BRR

Here are the latest scarves.  I like purple.      img_2181

And green.