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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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Happy Birthday too meeee!! A contest

Posted by on Apr 26, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

ETA: pics of prize yarn and details about comment moderation. So today is my 29th birthday for the first time. No silliness here about 29th for the 29th time or anything like that. I am almost ready to release Alisa. I thought I would share a few pics here on anticipation of the release. I hope that you are not too overwhelmed. We did take 84 pictures and...

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FO Friday – the simple but great

Posted by on Apr 25, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Pattern: A Hat fit for a Boyfriend by Stephanie Nicole Raveled hereYarn: Malabrigo Yarn Merino Worsted 1/2 skein (100g/216 yds) in Black. (100% merino wool)Needles: US 7 (4.5mm) Knitpick’s Interchangeables. Mods: This pattern was super easy it was so hard to change anything. The pattern as written finishes at the tip of the ears. In it there is a...

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Thursday – Yarn Tastings

Posted by on Apr 24, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Invernal by Aslantrends4.75 sts/inch on US 7s50% Angora Rabbit, 25% Merino, 25% Nylon295 yards, Color 162 This swatch is so subtle. I think it is like my grumpy bunny. It wins you over with its soft fuzzy nature even though you suspect it might grouch at you for knitting something unexpected from it. The swatch worked up smaller than recommended. It was...

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Does the Spring time make me feel like diggin in?

Posted by on Apr 23, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

This weeks topic for the coffee swap is about how green is our thumb. Well I might have been interested in getting out and growing things in years past before I started blogging and designing knitting garments. Now I hope my yard does not die from neglect. The houseplants have been weeding out which of them survives on once a week watering. The gerber...

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WIP Wednesday – the 2nd part

Posted by on Apr 23, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Last week you saw the start of this little monkey sock. Well it flew off the needles just as fast as everyone says they should. Yes I cast-on Tuesday last week but had to rip what I had done twice. I seem to have forgotten the pattern in the 6 1/2 months since I finished the last pair of monkeys. Well all is well now and the first sock was done on DPNs...

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Yarn Blessings

Posted by on Apr 22, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

When you come home to this much yarn on your front door and in your suitcase, is your trip a success? I picked up a few yarns while I was away. Some are for gifts, some are for swatching, some are for me. There is some stainless steel yarn hiding out in there waiting for me to start a project that will probably bore me to tears but a Kush Kush scarf is so...

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