Pursuit of Fiber

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

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FO Friday – Clearing out the 2008 Knits – small ones

Posted by on Jan 10, 2009 in fiber | 3 comments

Wednesday was a sad day.  I didn’t have anything on the needles to show you, so instead I let you continue to look at Patience.  Monday is the last completed dress and then I get to share with you the future of this project. Pattern: Lillehammer by Jacquelynn Vance-Kuss    Raveled Here Yarn: Cleckheaton Country 8 Ply 2 skeins – Blue & Grey...

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Patience: will it come to those who wait?

Posted by on Jan 6, 2009 in fiber | 4 comments

Patience was in reality the first virtue I tackled since I felt patience took time. I had always hoped for, strove for, prayed for patience in my own life but never seemed to attain it. I was always angry and frustrated, but not outwardly showing these emotions to the point that I drove myself deeper and deeper into depression.  The only way I could come...

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FO Sunday – the Christmas edition

Posted by on Jan 4, 2009 in fiber | 2 comments

Eeep…. I hunkered down on 1-1-2009 to knit some instant gratification knits and 4 days later and 4 FOs later, I realize that I left ya’ll hanging with no FOs and me with a backlog of FOs to show.  You saw hints of many of them on the mosaic on New Year’s Eve. Details are on Ravelry to save me time. Brother-in-law: Received his second pair...

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2008: A Year in Review

Posted by on Dec 31, 2008 in fiber | 3 comments

I get to celebrate the new year with my Flickr account.  I’ve been locked out for the past 2 weeks and just convinced yahoo that the account was mine this afternoon after multiple detailed emails proving that I know what is in the accounts.  In celebration, I renewed my pro account for 2 years. This year held alot of promise and that promise came to...

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Love: the warm fuzzies expressed

Posted by on Dec 30, 2008 in fiber | 6 comments

Love is the first virtue in the list.  I chose it simply because I thought it would be easy to represent.  Its not necessarily the easiest word to find a definition of exactly what a virtue of love composes.   Since most virtues deal with interpersonal relationships, we can eliminate a direct relationship to sexual love even though it might in the end be...

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A Kernel of an idea

Posted by on Dec 22, 2008 in fiber | 3 comments

Just over 4 years I ago, I had presented my thesis and graduated from art school and 5 years ago, I was in the midst of deciphering what and how I was going to express this grand idea. My thesis centered around the idea of the Fruit of the Spirit – these virtues that all people strive for in life.  Could these ideas be expressed in garment form or...

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