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Thursday – yarn tasting

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

Tsumugi Silk Combo (A-111) by Habu5 st/ inch on US 7s100% silk156 yards, color: HA1 I was really hoping to love this yarn. I love Habu yarns. You don’t see many here on this blog because I primarily weave with them and have not done much recently. This yarn made me swoon in the small little skein but upon casting on it was tight and uncomfortable. I...

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WIP Wednesday

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

I have now cast-on for Alisa. I need one that matches the pattern now that it has become a fully polished pattern. My prototype sadly is not exactly like the Alisa. I am loving the knitting. It is going so smoothly and I can’t wait to wear it. I am pushing for a finish while I am in Texas. Maybe I can get some shots on the beach to add to the pattern...

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A big thanks & coffee swap topic 2

Posted by on Apr 8, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Since some of us is beginning to see glimpse of Spring, while others are still getting snow have you change what projects are working on? Since I am a beginning designer, I don’t always work in the season. I have to work with wool when it is hot and cottons and silks when it is cold. Have you put away the hats, scarfs and mittens, and brought out the...

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FO Friday – Arwen is finally done

Posted by on Apr 5, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Look at those rain drops just hanging out. So Bud came for 2 days of her Spring Break and I roped her into posing in her Cardigan for Arwen / Christmas present 07 / Big Green Monster. I know a few of your have heard me harrumphing about this project and that I was super frustrated because I am so much faster than 3 1/2 months for a sweater. Well I love the...

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Yada Yada Sock Kit Swap

Posted by on Apr 3, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Yada Yada Sock Kit Swap Originally uploaded by rchrispy I received this lovely little package yesterday from my pal who does not have a blog but does have a ravelry presence. The swap was within the Christian Book Club Group on Ravelry and was a book swap plus items to create a sock (yarn and pattern). My pal also included handmade cards, stitch markers...

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WIP Wednesday

Posted by on Apr 3, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Please excuse the dust here on the blog. My husband launched my website early. It reroutes you back to the blog from the blog button, but I want it to live over on the website. Those of you on RSS will not have to worry, feedburner will get you to the right place. I did find out that I need to get rid of my widgets or create my own versions of the widgets...

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