Sunday, November 6, 2011

Knitted with Beads

Video podcasts 
have become my most recent pastime.  
It's giving me the opportunity
to watch and learn from these
are blogging using video rather than 
the written word with photos.

Gives us the opportunity to see it ALL ! ! ! 

Love it ! ! ! 
You know what they say,
a picture is worth a thousand words .  .
so true with the case of video podcasts.

Many of these video podcasters 
also spin, using spindles and/or wheels,
there are independent dyers with online shops.
Just ask me how I know.
All are sharing and generous 
with their fleece & fiber love & knowledge.
Look Out! ! !   It just may be catchy.

While watching a new-to-me vidcast/vlog 
I saw 
showing a recent completion -  -
 Lexington Waves Knitted Beaded Necklace
you can see the free  pattern here on Ravelry

You know me, 
never a new pattern/technique/yarn Gerry won't try.

Printed out a Hobby Lobby 40% off coupon
and shopped
for beads.
I did limit my purchase to beads
just for this project!!!!

Using leftover sock yarn 
I made my first knitting-beading project.
 Lexington Waves.

Then .  .  .  .  

Using left over yarn from Multnomah Shawl

-  -  -  -  -  -

my second Lexington Waves Knitted Beaded Necklace

opps, I still have beads leftover.
Oh, oh. .  .

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Speaking of Multnomah
here it is 
just prior to going for a soak and 
a session of blocking. 

Flutterby-sort-a- beauty isn't it ! ! ! 

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Have a wonderful family-filled Sunday.


♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥


  1. Enjoy your work.

    Are there podcasts that are just audio?

  2. Wow, I especially love the grey and green necklace! I've seen old-fashioned knitted coin purses using this technique also - so pretty and feminine.

    And I love the colors of your new Multnomah; nice and cozy for the cold weather that's coming!

  3. I just discovered podcasts and having been listening and watching them on my ipod. I now need to watch the one with beads because I want to do that! They are so lovely Gerry. I really want to come and hang with you for awhile just so I can see you in action! You have once again amazed me with your wonderful talent!xx

  4. I'm a huge fan of how-to videos and as our kniting community is so widely spread, they come in handy when I'm struggling with a method or technique. You do know that you are AMAZING, right? I love your beadwork (I want to try!!) and your Multnomah is sooooo pretty.

  5. Those necklaces certainly turned out nice. I'm sure you enjoyed the challenge. Love the shawl. I still don't think you sleep.

  6. Those necklaces are amazing! I need to learn how to knit in 2012. I know the videos are grrrrreat! That's pretty much how I taught myself to crochet...well, uhm, "crochet geek" taught me the basics. Yay for the internet! It's such a different world now!


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