Monthly Archives: August 2017

WIP Wednesday

Nearly done with the pink ankle socks. 

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Nevertheless

Last weekend I started spinning a lovely braid of wool/yak, and yesterday I got it washed and set. I haven’t counted yardage yet, but I plan on making a pair of fingerless mitts with the yarn. Just a regular spin … Continue reading

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Being crafty

The top part on the key for my bike lock got broken.  This made it impossible to put the key on a ring, and I kept misplacing it. I spent fifteen minutes this morning looking for the darned key, because … Continue reading

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On the needles

Working on the aggressively pink socks while listening to “No Such Thing As A Fish” podcast during my morning commute. 

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Porch time

I dusted off our patio chairs and set them out on the porch, where I’m going to do a bit of Sunday spinning with the hummingbirds. And what am I spinning today?

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Purple hats

I made a couple of tiny purple hats for donation. So itsy bitsy!

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Feeling productive

Some weekends we work work work around the house and never seem to get anything done. Well, this weekend I knocked several projects off the list.  I painted the side of our carport-turned-shop. It hasn’t been painted in over 40 … Continue reading

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At least something is thriving

Most of our garden is a bust this year – between record rainfall during a cold spring and then an overnight swing to the longest dry spell and high temps for the summer, most things couldn’t survive.  But the tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Life intervenes with social stuff

Still knitting! And finishing projects! Just not blogging… So, hey – look at the sock toes I just cast on with Shibui.

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