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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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Building a wardrobe

Posted by on May 6, 2015 in fiber | 0 comments

I’ve been doing this challenge without realizing that I was doing it.  I love creating one-of-a-kind garments. My first focus was I was greatly in need of cute workout clothing especially leggings. Well I found the perfect pattern, Sloan leggings!  It has a curved separate waistband with pocket for keys, cards, or phone. It also stays up through a...

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It’s Been 5 Years. I’m Back!

Posted by on Jan 26, 2015 in faith, family, fiber, flowers & plants, food | 3 comments

It’s been five years since I last blogged. A lot has changed. I felt the winds of change. I didn’t expect what came. I thought we were going to move faraway for an awesome job and I was going to throw myself into the new world, well not exactly. What came was… Kids: I’d been told on my 30th birthday that kids were statistically...

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FO Friday: The 9 month sweater

Posted by on Sep 18, 2009 in fiber | 14 comments

Wow my butt looks so tiny in this picture. Still in shock of my new body. Pattern: Wheat-Ear Cable Yoke by Pam Allen from Interweave Knits Summer 2007 project page Yarn: Cascade Yarns Venezia Worsted in Olive (818 yards – 3.75 skeins) Needles: US 5 (3.75mm) Inox Express Circular, US 6 (4.0mm) Crystal Palace Circular, US 7 (4.5mm) Crystal Palace...

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The Bonus FOs: Cowl edition

Posted by on Sep 18, 2009 in fiber | 2 comments

I can’t believe that my most recent knitting FO post was back in early februrary. Shocking. Sorry to leave ya’ll hanging like that. Pattern: Thermis by Kris Knits (ravelry pattern link) project page Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn Merino Worsted in Marron Oscuro (152 yards) Needles: US 5 (3.75mm) Inox Express circular (lazy loop method) Mods: Instead of...

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WIP Wednesday

Posted by on Sep 9, 2009 in fiber | 2 comments

Patterns discussed: Wheat-ear Pullover (remixed version) Pearl Drop Socks (regauged) Basic Ribbed Hat (no pattern) Sock yarns discussed that I prefer in uses other than sock knitting: Koigu KPPPM & KPM – shawls and sweaters Dream in Color Smooshy – baby items Lorna’s Laces Shepard’s Sock – baby items and accessories (I...

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