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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.

3.5 ounces of blue bliss

It’s so pretty! 155 yards of worsted polwarth wool, lofty and bouncy and more consistent than I thought it would be given my rather haphazard spinning of it. Advertisements

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Stash acquisitions

When I buy yarn, I try really hard to have a project in mind. I was mostly successful with that plan while at the Madrona Fiber Arts Winter Retreat; a fair amount of my purchases were sock yarns (if I’m … Continue reading

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Madrona knitting

I will take photos of the stash acquisitions later; rest assured that I successfully spent my entire yarn allowance today. 🙂 And now, I’m having a bit of a sit-down and knitting on my next pair of socks (#3 for … Continue reading

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WIP updates

According to Ravelry, I’ve finished ten projects this year – it’s actually more, because I don’t get everytging logged in – but most were begun last year. For this year, the socks I cast on in January are more than … Continue reading

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A bit of a spin

It has been months since I had my wheel out, but yesterday I took advantage of several toddler-free hours to set it up and dug out some fiber from the attic. A couple of documentaries later, I had a bobbin … Continue reading

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It’s the little things

Even in this internet age, I find myself turning to handwritten recipe cards that my mom made for me when I moved out on my own. Today, a batch of Unbaked Cookies.

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But first, a hat

All done and in the gift pile. I’m really happy with how this turned out; it’s some of my favorite spinning to date.

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