rebirth of the blog

so it's been years. i've knit miles. i do more now. maybe it's time to resurrect this under a new banner?

knitting projects are more fully described on ravelry, so just follow the links!

Saturday, April 16, 2011

der blaue spinnrad


a norwegian blue (!) slanty i bought from the bradenton craigslist for $70 and gas money:)

obviously, while a great color, the horrible cobalt paint has got to go: i’ll be spending spring break getting it gone.  finnsheep has almost her twin, painted in proper blue.

blue scandinavian wheel

i can use it for a guide, although i may change up the shade a bit…

but most importantly. it has forced me to take mystery back down, so i can replace bonnie on the perch.  maybe i can bring myself to try again.


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Pat Kuenning said...

I think you should paint this on canvas before you tone it down. While I couldn't "live" with the electric blue either, it looks almost Fauvist in your pix.

...e... said...

it's not so much the color, which i love, it's the really truly horrible paint job: looks lie somebody poured paint over it and then threw sand on it. or something. i have manipulated this photo (as always), of course.

...e... said...

btw, your comment prompted me to change the name of the post!

Drucilla Pettibone said...

i'm worried that the mystery wheel is ruining spinning for you. i will bring my little wheel to the folk school, and/or to asheville, and we will get you spinning!