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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Knitting and Waiting

I cary arround small knitting projects I never know when I get stuck in a waiting room for more than an hour and knit one, purl few,smilling and keep an eye on other patients and the doctor's cabinet door, not to miss the doctor's call.

A little dexterity is helpful in working with ...
A little dexterity is helpful in working with knitting needles (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The doctor's nurse stopped by, admiring my work,and start chatting about crochet and knitting. Take the knitting with you next time and you will not get bored waiting to see your doctor.

Monday, August 4, 2014

Knitted White Scarf Project

Knitting is addictive some of my friends are saying and I agree. The feeling is great when I knit is even greater when every project is finished.

English is my second language, following knitting stiches instructions didn't work for me. Well last week I spend some time on You Tube thinking that I can work out from visual tutorials. The sample bellow is the result and look the way was shown.

My first sample of the scarf stitch following the You Tube video tutorial

Watching more knitting tutorials I realised that no one knit the way I do. I was embarrassed to knit in public places because was considered the old fashion way. My knitting was travelling with me. Knitting also was another source of income back home as a teenager, and even years later.

White cotton knitted scarf

For this scarf I am using some soft cotton yarn and 4.5 size knitting needles. That's me, I don't like rules, I change stitches in process to suit me and create as I go.

My beautiful cat Smokey woke me up at 3:45am today and knit for few hours. Couple of days more and my beautiful scarf would be finished.

Changing the length of the stitch - White scarf


Close-up white scarf

Please share your knitting projects with me!

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Knitting natural anti- depressant

Knitting stimulates many different areas of the brain as memory, attention span, problem solving abilities, visual spatial processing and creative side.

Crafting can help those who suffer from anxiety, depression or chronic pain and increase happiness.

I am so happy and proud to share my lace knitting blouse in progress.

Knitting Projects and Stitches

 I am going to show you few of my projects. I think will be a beautiful blouse ( ie) and I put lots of work and love into it.


Blouse sleeve