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About wonkydonkey

You want random? You got it. Mostly knitting and gardening, with some home improvements, pets, baking, family, and the occasional bad joke thrown in for good measure. This blog is mine; it is a place where I can insist upon proper grammar or break my own rules and degrade into slang on a whim. Either way, it's still mine. I love the Internet.

Taking pause

Tour de Fleece was a fun experiment in seeing how much I could spin if given the parameters within which to do so. I managed to spin at least a little on all but a couple days of the Tour; … Continue reading

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Spin me right round

While I have not been able to spin every single day of the Tour de Fleece, I have managed to spin most days, and have made great progress (for me) — I now have three skeins of finished yarn! They … Continue reading

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Tour de Fleece

I decided to join this year, in an effort to make a dent in the spinning stash. We start today! #tdf #tdf2019 #spinallthethings #kromski

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The something different grows

According to the pattern, I’m done – but there’s yarn left so I’m going to keep on.

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And a small pair

These were made for a three year old, using leftover yarn from a grown-up pair.

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Here’s one pair

I mentioned that I’d been making a lot of socks lately – here’s one pair. These were made during a conference a few weeks ago. Yarn is Huckleberry Knits.

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Something different

I’ve been knitting a lot of socks lately and frankly, am getting a bit burned out. Plus, the weather is warming up and I thought cotton would be a cooler option than wool. So my commute project today is a … Continue reading

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