Monthly Archives: March 2015

A misunderstanding

Seems that Amelia thought I was laying out my Hitchhiker scarf for her enjoyment, when really I was just trying to take a quick progress photo. I thought maybe if I fold it up a bit, she won’t think it’s … Continue reading

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In which I dip a toe in

I’ve been putting it off, but today I started the daunting task of organizing my sewing patterns. After moving the stuff into the house a couple years ago, I just stacked them all up in a corner because I was … Continue reading

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Getting dirty

It is such a beautiful spring morning that I had to go dig in the garden just a little, before heading to work. The crows and squirrels ate my first batch of snap peas that I planted last month, so … Continue reading

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I spy

With my little eye, a three-headed Dragon. 

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Sharper needles

It’s been almost two years since I got my very own craft room, and it took me awhile to get the room settled and to figure out what would work and what wouldn’t. Mostly I’ve been focusing on getting the yarn … Continue reading

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In which I win

Take THAT, danged yarn that didn’t want to keep its color sequence! I showed you, I did. Sure, there’s extra ends to weave in, but the socks match!

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WIP Wednesday

This week I’m going to show a new project that I just cast on. It’s a blanket, using four partial balls of soft, terry-like yarns in spring colors. I weighed the balls and arranged the colors so that I’ll use … Continue reading

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There’s a rainbow on my head

I spun this up ages ago. A couple years, probably, though I can’t find it in my Flickr account to verify. It’s Dicentra Designs and I just could not walk away from the rainbow cheerfulness. It’s been my eye-candy on … Continue reading

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I told you so

The Hitchhiker is just lovely, like a watercolor seascape. Nineteen points done, mostly while listening to the rain and streaming an X-Files marathon and studiously ignoring the mopping (though I did sweep). It appears I never posted a final picture … Continue reading

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Matchmaker

As a self-taught, cavalier spinner I never have a plan for the finished yarns. I just sit down with a lovely braid or ball of roving, and spin. I let the fiber tell me what it wants to be – … Continue reading

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