Saturday, January 15, 2011

Birchbark Canoe

Yes, I'm posting this at 4:30 am.

Some days I wonder about my sanity.

Yes, I laced the seats. (Cotton crochet thread... I'm not nuts enough to use rawhide.)

Can you tell which I did first?
Pretty obvious, isn't it?

Is it perfect? No.
Is it awesome? In my opinion, yes. If my cousin doesn't agree, I sure hope she sends it back.

And now, to bed. Good night!

PS: If you ever need to lace a (miniature) canoe seat, this site is useful.


Sara said...

"Impressed" doesn't even begin to describe me.

karen said...

Your canoe is wonderful!!! Perfect work! I'm sure she'll love it.

Carebear said...

Hey! This looks cute! I wanted to let you know my friend started a knit/crochet blog and thought maybe you might want to follow her. Here is her address:

PS I finished your heart scarf and it looks awesome. :-)

noricum said...

Thanks everyone! :) (It's safely on it's way to Kansas now, assuming no problems at the border and no traffic accidents... of which I hope there are neither, for my parent's sake!)

Carebear: Thank you!

ohdessa said...

Wow, that looks amazing! Nice work!

jess said...

oh wow! it turned out great!

Lucy said...

That is so cool!!!

Heather said...

oh my gosh, that is so amazing. Great work.

Vik said...


noricum said...

Thanks everyone!