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Chasing after that which renews my soul and ties it together: Fiber, Food, Friends, Family and Faith

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A Kernel of an idea

Posted by on Dec 22, 2008 in fiber | 3 comments

Just over 4 years I ago, I had presented my thesis and graduated from art school and 5 years ago, I was in the midst of deciphering what and how I was going to express this grand idea. My thesis centered around the idea of the Fruit of the Spirit – these virtues that all people strive for in life.  Could these ideas be expressed in garment form or...

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FO Friday – The Squiggles are Released into the wild

Posted by on Dec 19, 2008 in fiber | 3 comments

WIP Wednesday was missed because I was driving through the PNW snowstorm of 2008 to and from Seattle. Pattern: Squiggle Hat by Chris Church Raveled Here Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn Meino Worsted partial skein of Marine and Applewood Needles: Knitpicks Harmony Interchangeables US 8 (5.0mm) & US 9 (5.5mm) Mods: The pattern is one size which is pretty stretchy...

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FO Friday – Delayed Sexiness

Posted by on Dec 12, 2008 in fiber | 3 comments

Pattern: Chocolate Creme Square-Neck Top by Joan McGowan-Michael from Knitting Lingerie Style Raveled Here Yarn: Knit Picks Comfy  – 3 Skeins in Pomegranate & Nashua Handknits Cilantro – 1 skein in white Needles:  US 6 (4.0mm) & 7 (4.5mm) Knitpicks Harmony Interchangeable Needles Mods: I moved the waist up higher and added one more bust...

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WIP Wednesday – newness

Posted by on Dec 10, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

This week has been productive.  I have finished and blocked two items.  As you will notice from the WIPs on the right side, I have finished the secret squirrel project.  At least the knitting of it, I still have to finish the pattern, but its a huge relief off my shoulders. I also finished a Christmas present and have moved onto another present.  I also...

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WIP Wednesday – feeling better

Posted by on Dec 3, 2008 in fiber | 1 comment

Its been a long 2 weeks since I posted last about my WIPs. That week before Thanksgiving, I ran around like a crazy squirrel storing up nuts for the impending doom. Ok well thanksgiving is not doom but great awesomeness with yummy treats. The doom is Black Friday. I really dislike it and try to get all my Christmas shopping done before Black Friday...

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