A Little Discomfort goes a Long Way

Yesterday I was interviewed and had my pictures taken for the Bulletin – a local free paper.  It turns out than I am a coward.  I hate having my picture taken and I was not very co-0perative!  I felt very sorry for Rachel as she tried to take a good picture of me with my eyes open and a smile on my face.

Rachel wasn’t the problem, the camera was.  I found myself looking at the lens and watching the focus as it turned and shifted.  I could not get comfortable and only looked nervous.  I have always been the picture taker in the family and seldom been in the pictures.  This has been deliberate on my part – I have never liked the pictures that I have of myself – Do I really look like that?  A picture captures a moment, sometimes perfectly, sometimes not, mostly not as far as I was concerned!  I want to thank Rachel for her perseverence – the picture wasn’t that bad at all!

Faux Fair Isle Baby Vest

Yesterday I finished the baby vest for the Faux Fair-isle class and started the twined knitting baby cap.  Baby patterns are a great way to try out and/or learn new techniques with as they are small but still allow you to play with the technique that you want to learn.  Besides, a baby gift on hand is always useful.  Many friends seem to be having babies lately!

Happy Knitting

Lynette

About letissierdesigns

March 2017 - My new site is now up and functioning. I can blog, share my thoughts and photographs, and sell my patterns! So much happening in my life and all is creative and forward moving! Thanks for taking the time to stop by. Sept 2015 - I haven't updated this in a while! Still knitting, always knitting, I still teach and work at Mad About Ewe Fine Yarns. I also have designed for Vogue Knitting, Koigu Magazine, Zealana, Jimmie Beans, and Malabrigo, As of the beginning of 2015 I also became creative director of the Buffalo Wool Co., a new job that just flows along with what I already do. I am a knitting teacher and knitwear designer. I work full time in my LYS, Mad About Ewe Fine Yarns. I recently was 1st runner up in a Vogue Knitting Design Competition called the Magic of Mohair. My design was featured in the Early Fall 2011 Vogue Knitting. I will have another design in the Vogue Knitting Winter 2011 edition. I have recently purchased a Canon Rebel Camera and have started taking way too many pictures. I love this site for sharing my thoughts and pictures. Life is good!
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