Month: November 2005

Silk Gut on a Fishing Fly

I’ve found someone (actually, he found me!) who makes authentic old-style tied fishing flies. I’ve read references to the use of silk gut – WARNING: silkworm gut is exactly what it sounds like! in them, but no clear detailed information on how it’s actually put together. These are some photos of a fly-in-progress by Paul [Continue]

Teddy bear!

I made this for my new nephew. On the wise advice of a friend at work, I made another one in a coordinating color for my neice, so that there wouldn’t be issues about Who Got A Present. The yarn is called “Velvet Touch.” I got it from another knitter at a garage sale. 100% [Continue]