First day of 2017, first post of the new year, as usual. I enjoy this quiet blogging time first day of every new year.
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Another year has passed by, in a blink, just like that. When I read over my blog entries for the past year, it felt like they were just happened last week or something.
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USB Pocket v2
Remember this USB pocket v1? The fabric didn’t hold up that well, after one year of use, it’s now looking like this:
I made v2, this time with denim, doubled the capacity, and changed to zipper for more safety. I am loving it!
I have this thing for linen fabric, and made myself an apron using some leftover fabric from a top. I was surprised to find two pieces that have matching colors. Pattern was taken using my existing apron, noting fancy, but a very functional one. This is the original lovely striped linen fabric:
This is my almost-done apron, the front pocket fabric is also the same as the back of the apron, very earthy color, right?
Toronto is slowly warming up, like very slowly….
I started some seeds two weeks ago. Salvia, suppose to be easiest perennial to start from seeds, but so far, I am still waiting. Chamomile, started several pots, they are the tiniest seeds I’ve ever seen, germination rate is not bad at all, but they look so tiny and weak. Finger crossed…
Blue fescue grass, they are easy and quick to germinate. Hopefully I can enjoy its beautiful color and texture this summer.
While I was watering my house plants this morning, found a new leaf on my orchid.
The spiral planter stand in the corner of my dinning room:
I finally finished this shawl, took me about 2 month. I knit slow, right?
The shawl is relatively easy, no fancy stitches, just knit and purl, and I was amazed by the architecture and texture it can achieve. Now waiting for spring!
Pattern: Banana Leaf Shawl by Yuki Ueda
Yarn: Knit Picks Alpaca Cloud (100% Baby Alpaca), 100 grams