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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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FO Friday – another long awaited item

Posted by on Apr 18, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

The sock decided since it had traveled this far across the country that it would stop for a dip. It was enjoying the warmth compared to its birthplace up in the cold wet pacific northwest. Here in Texas it is pleasant and warm. It makes a wool sock feel that it is not needed so it can have a life of leisure. This life of leisure means sunning itself beside...

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Thursday – Yarn Tastings

Posted by on Apr 17, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Seduce by Berroco5sts/inch on US 7s47% Rayon, 25% Linen, 17% Silk, 11% Nylon100 yards, Color: 4448 I wanted to love this yarn. It was so slinky and slippery. It is stated to be a worsted weight yarn. I am not too thrilled at how open the swatch is in stockinette. If I had my yarn I would have swatched a lace pattern. I think a lace stole or shawl would be...

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WIP Wednesday – brought to you by the word : Earth

Posted by on Apr 17, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Alisa is chugging along. Not too fast but at least I am making progress and I still have a week and a half before my must be done or panic date. There will be preview pictures of Alisa posted on my birthday April 26th. I am sure I will be done before next week starts since I will be at a retreat all weekend and what do you do at a retreat but listen to...

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I was an odd duck as a child. Aren’t we all.

Posted by on Apr 15, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Orata tagged me for: 7 random things about me. The rules are:1. Link to your tagger and post these rules on your blog.2. Share 7 facts about yourself on your blog, some random, some weird.3. Tag 7 people at the end of your post by leaving their names as well as links to their blogs.4. Let them know they are tagged by leaving a comment on their blog. My...

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When did you start your addiction?

Posted by on Apr 14, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Of course we all have addictions. Some are legal and some are not so legal. If you are reading this blog, you probably have a thing for needles and yarn. Maybe you also like a little FO every once and a while. If you’re me you might have a huge thing for FO. I can’t get enough of them and the cool thing is that I can get at least one a week...

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FO Friday – 3 snacks for the price of one.

Posted by on Apr 11, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Pattern: Fiona Baby Sundress (pdf) by Staci Perry Raveled hereYarn: Lion Brand Cotton Ease 1.7 skeins (100grams / 207yards) 50% Cotton /50% AcrylicNeedles: Crystal Palace US 7 Mods: I did not do a CC or the i-cord straps. Plus I forgot my cable needle and had to improvise. Facts to remember: Check that there is enough ribbon to make all 4 straps the same...

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