Tag: homestead


Chili embroidery

My chili plants thiw year went crazy and produced a fair amount of nice red chillies. Now that they are almost dried completely I want to make a beautiful, yet practical bag, to storage them. The chilies are stitched on firey red of course, on a lime green fabric. The pictures don't show the real color - it's a bright yellowish green. I think because of the dark clouded weather lately my camera has a hard time getting the greens right. In the middle and last picture the green in the shadows cast by the folds - that's the right green of this fabric. chili2 chili3 chili1...

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the weaving frame

doppelstrickA new double knitting scarf in progress. I call it the green arrow as a working title, no real name candidates in sight yet. You want to give double knitting a try? Here is a tutorial.webrahmenMy daughter wanted a weaving frame and I just made up this wonky, wobbly thingy. We switch places when the yarn of the other is finished. I always wanted to weave and now I can at least show off my kindergarden skills again :) Still dreaming of a future working space where an actual loom would fit in - oh the possibilities! But for now it's rugs for teapots and tiny houses. webrahmen1 ...

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