Further adventures in Ubuntu CAL

Gauge seems to be a big challenge for me on this project. I finished week 2 with the diamonds and found they were 1 cm too big. Row 6 they were perfect but by row 13 1cm too big. I frogged 2 diamonds down to row 6 again. Did one to row 8 (end of… Continue reading Further adventures in Ubuntu CAL

Ubuntu CAL update 1.3

Week 1 diamond is complete.  What a learning curve!  I practiced my treble crochets and learned a few new stitches.  I now know how to do popcorn and bobble stitches.  Next up is week 2 of the Ubuntu CAL.  It should be easier and faster simply because I've gotten used to the pattern style and… Continue reading Ubuntu CAL update 1.3

Bee pattern

Bees have infested my house. Not the buzzing, stinging variety, but soft, cuddly, shiny bees.  Everywhere I look I see fluffy iridescent wings and crooked stares.  This cute little bee is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand or hang in a window, soft enough to cuddle, and yet big enough for my… Continue reading Bee pattern