Doing It Like A Man

Needle artwork (and other stuff) made by a Man.

Fiori Autunnali – Update 4

More progress with the wild silk version. Well into chart C. Fun times!!  

Fiori Autunnali – Update 3

The work on the Wild Silk version continues! Thanks to help from Julia. I am sureI have the right beads. Using them in the work proves it!! More progress to come! Good times…

Fiori Autunnali – Update 2

In “Wild Silk”. After third restart I’m using rescue thread!  

Fiori Autunnali – Update

Started the first wing. Pretty happy with progress. Working flat has made the traditional knot stitch more difficult and slower. Makes me want to knit though the back loop. But doing that would make the yarn settle differently making the work look different. Keeping it traditional. Looking back the piece had some mistakes completely due…

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Fiori Autunnali – Craftsy Class by Romi Hill

This class is really good for learning new things about lace. It uses a pattern called Fiori Autunnali. It’s start is really unique and the way it transitions, while a little complex, has lots of help for you in how you can rescue yourself from missteps. I started this version of it with a…

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