Pursuit of Fiber

Chasing after that which renews my soul and ties it together: Fiber, Food, Friends, Family and Faith

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What does the future hold prizes?

Posted by on Jan 28, 2009 in fiber | 0 comments

Last week I opened up my bloggy contest without prizes.  Below you will see some lovely prizes of things I love and want to share with others.  To enter please leave a comment on the original post.  Contest now closed. I’m sure many of ya’ll have heard the buzz about Handknit Heroes.  I’m here to say its worth the lovely buzz its getting....

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WIP Wednesday – Play it again, Sam.

Posted by on Jan 21, 2009 in fiber | 3 comments

I’ve made steady progress on the wheat-ear pullover. I might have made more progress if I hadn’t left it at a friends house on Saturdays. I have cast on the underarm stitches since this raglan has a snug arm fit. I’ve also finished the cables, so its time to figure out the bust dart shaping. I’m wondering if my neckline will be...

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What does the future hold?

Posted by on Jan 20, 2009 in fiber | 40 comments

As the United States of America rings in a new president,  all are watching and waiting with batted breath what the future holds.  I have hopes and dreams for this administration as many of ya’ll do too. For me, I’ve reached and passed my Second Blogiversary.  I’m so happy.  I started this blog so that I could focus on my art work again,...

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FO Friday: Snow When?

Posted by on Jan 16, 2009 in fiber | 1 comment

Pattern: Snow White by Ysolda Teague Raveled Here Yarn:Malabrigo Yarn Merino Worsted – just under 5 skeins of Indigo Needles: US 9 Knitpicks Harmony Interchangeables Mods: Other than my usual modification to add Horizonal Bust Darts, I didn’t do any intentional modifications.  The only unintentional modification that I did and actually like how...

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WIP Wednesday – fast and furious startitus

Posted by on Jan 14, 2009 in fiber | 5 comments

When Minty released the Tapestry Cowl, I knew I needed to knit it but I needed to find just the perfect yarn for it.    Little did I know that the perfect yarn would land on my doorstep at the end of September. This beautiful yarn is my Magnolia Society yarn club September offering.  Its a beautiful multi-dimensional brown called Black Madeira FIg.  Its...

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Self-Control: Does it free or confine?

Posted by on Jan 12, 2009 in fiber | 2 comments

When I finally landed on self-control as the 3rd and final dress, my advisers were shocking and unsure that a dress about control would be beautiful. They imagined a dress resembling a straight-jacket not allowing freedom at all, because being “self-control” is a negative idea for many. I felt something would come of my research.  How often do...

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