January 24, 2007
A daily challenge is as necessary and as practical a thing as a daily vitamin. Both give us health, both give us strength. Two days ago I knit 3 improvisational log cabin swatches (my goal is to knit a swatch a day in 2007). Perhaps due to my quilting roots I had an intense desire to combine these 3 wonky squares into a vertical strip. Now joined, I'm challenged to add a border along the vertical edges. I know it's possible given a few short rows here and there. Here's to my daily challenge!
We have GOT to talk about those short rows. LOVE IT!
Posted by: Cara | Jan 24, 2007 5:25:09 PM
LOVE these short row swatches!
Posted by: Ava | Jan 24, 2007 6:12:44 PM
I would like to be able to make squares like that. Those squares are great.
Posted by: Punkin | Jan 24, 2007 6:52:38 PM
What a great challenge, and I love those swatches!
Posted by: Dipsy D. | Jan 25, 2007 3:16:04 AM
I like the red you used to bridge the swatches -- it really plays well with the others.
Posted by: Sarah | Jan 25, 2007 10:00:44 AM
I like the concept ~ you can go anywhere with this, cushions, covers, wall hangings etc. A work of art.
Posted by: angel | Jan 25, 2007 10:17:29 AM
The square is cute and the colour is at good match.
Posted by: handknit168 | Jan 26, 2007 7:55:10 PM
Sounds like a good way to combine colours. I like it.
Posted by: Bianca | Jan 27, 2007 3:03:51 AM
Those are fun log cabin swatches. They remind me of art quilts. I'll bet you had fun knitting them.
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