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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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Things to mess with your Peace and WIPs on Wednesday

Posted by on Feb 12, 2009 in fiber | 4 comments

Needless to say when I announced my focus word this year,  I didn’t expect it to be tested so soon.  Over a week and a half ago, I was in the shower doing my normal routine of waiting for the dishwasher to finish its cycle, starting the washer, hopping into the shower between the fill and the rinse cycle (it makes me be faster) and something horrible...

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Protected: Make It Fit February 6th & 7th

Posted by on Feb 12, 2009 in fiber | 0 comments

Hi Ladies – I’ve updated the typos here and will post updates when needed for ya’ll.  It was a pleasure to teach each of ya’ll and I look forward to seeing each of your sweaters. Chris Measurements List What size to choose? Vertical Shaping (corrected version) Short Row Bust Darts (remember these can be used for Buddha Bellies,...

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WIP Wednesday – actually on time nay a bit early

Posted by on Feb 4, 2009 in fiber | 5 comments

Let’s review all the still OTN projects before I show you the new cast-on in celebration of sending the secret squirrel project off to its home.  FYI the secret squirrel project will be revealed the weekend after Valentines Day, so look forward to what I’ve been hiding from ya’ll. First up, the Wheat-ear Re-Mix. I cast off the hem on...

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PEACE is the answer

Posted by on Feb 3, 2009 in fiber | 5 comments

Peace is largely referred to as WORLD peace, but I want to focus on personal peace because once personal peace is attained, all other forms of relational peace will follow.   Peace has many definitions and I hope to crack open the last on the list.  Inner peace, tranquility, serenity.  These things seem so hard to attain even in our daily life if we block...

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FO Weekend?: My Bark to your Fall

Posted by on Feb 2, 2009 in fiber | 6 comments

Pattern:  Favorite Cardigan by Wendy Bernard in Custom Knits Raveled Here Yarn:  Madelinetosh Tosh Worsted – 5 skeins of colorway Bark Needles:  Knitpicks Harmony Interchangeables US 7 (4.5mm) Mods:   I was one of the first people to cast on this sweater but probably the slowest to blog about it.  I didn’t really make many mods except my usual...

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WIPs: Several dollars short of a big mac

Posted by on Jan 30, 2009 in fiber | 2 comments

I’ve been scurring around with my head buried in a pattern trying to meet a deadline that arrives Saturday.  Thankfully its all done and I’m sighing with relief that I can enjoy my weekend at the beach without four footed creatures without a care. As predicted, I’ve grown bored with the Wheat-ear pullover now that I’ve reached the...

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