Monthly Archives: June 2018

With the weaving

My second weaving project is off the loom – a scarf made with yarn scraps. The top end turned out tighter than I wanted, I guess I need to work on the hemstitch, but otherwise I’m pretty happy with the … Continue reading

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BSJ complete

Done and done! Just in time, too; the baby shower is this afternoon!

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Baby Surprise Jacket

A quick shower gift for a co-worker. Working on the button bands.

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Sewing day

It’s been ages since I had my sewing machines out, and today I had a chance to sit down and give them some attention. But first, I put my trusty seam ripper to work, removing a worn out binding from … Continue reading

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Socks #5

I decided that a squishy, warm pair of socks in worsted weight would be a quick project – and then picked a pattern with cables, which are not fast for me. They are still chugging along at a decent rate, … Continue reading

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I had a booth at a street fair this weekend, and the person beside me made the most amazing pottery – I just had to get this Anatomy Bowl. It works great! (Website plug:

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Abundant Earth Fiber

I learned about Abundant Earth Fiber earlier this year, when they had their entire inventory stolen in between fiber festivals. What struck me was the attitude of the company who, rather than expressing the anger they surely must have felt, … Continue reading

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Finally with Socks #4

With my tendonitis somewhat under control, I’ve been doing a bit more knitting. Today I finished off my fourth pair of socks this year, made with Canon Hand Dyes in color way Heat Miser / Freeze Miser. I used just … Continue reading

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What’s another hobby?

I swore I wouldn’t pick up yet another hobby, but I succumbed to the weaving siren and got a 15in Cricket rigid heddle loom. Mostly I think I will weave scarves and wraps, maybe some towels and washcloths. As I … Continue reading

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Sort of contrary

How does your garden grow? Mine is hit or miss, with some plants thriving and others… Not so much. There’s a bumper crop of potatoes coming in, and three of the five asparagus plants I set this year came up … Continue reading

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