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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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WIP Wednesday – I’m back!

Posted by on Oct 22, 2008 in fiber | 5 comments

I have been on vacation as you know. I tried to improve my photography skills. With the black volcanic rock of The Big Island and the pale blue of the ocean it proved a challenge. The above photo is one of my best pictures. I was only there for two weeks. It was fun but a bit too hot for me. I really love the Pacific NW and its moderate temperatures and...

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Is this thing on?

Posted by on Oct 17, 2008 in fiber | 2 comments

Um ……. :: waves at the world:: Sorry guys,  I got back from vacation and got sucked into some design ideas and I am chasing them down.  You can find me a bit more on ravelry.  I need to nail down Churchable for some FO post photography because they are just stacking up like cordwood here. I love ya’ll and I know a few of ya’ll miss...

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FO Friday – A new pattern

Posted by on Sep 6, 2008 in fiber | 6 comments

Pursuit of Fiber will be on a break for the month of September.  From Sept 6-21, I will be away from my computer sunning myself in the mythical state of Hawaii.  Hopefully I can catch a volcanoe and make my inner pyro happy. I have released my Firebrick Mittens for your pleasure while I am away.  They are a blast to knit and much simplier than they look. ...

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Thursday – yarn tasting

Posted by on Aug 21, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

Kid Mohair Blend by Sublime buy 4.75sts/inch on US 8s 60% Kid Mohair, 35% Nylon, 5% Merino 122 yards. Color: 0070 Kid Mohair Blend by Sublime on Ravelry So I am not a fan of mohair so I’m not sure I can give a fair review of this yarn.  People keep saying that Rowan Kid Silk is the best so I will still reserve complete judgement on the entire fiber,...

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WIP Wednesday – knitstoned & David Paul Boreanaz

Posted by on Aug 20, 2008 in fiber | 4 comments

I have been knitting my little heart out for the Ravelympics. I had a 24 hour late start and I had a few days of no knitting. I finished first sock Sunday night. Monday I cast on and knit my daily need to finish by the end of the race, but had to rip it all out since my cast on was too tight on the second sock. I caught up yesterday but have had little...

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FO Friday – Christmas in July

Posted by on Aug 15, 2008 in fiber | 5 comments

I finished these in July. They are BILs Christmas socks for this year. Pattern: Personal Toe-up pattern for US Men’s 8W Raveled Here Yarn: Pagewood Farm Yukon Hand Dyed Bamboo Sock Yarn – 3/4 skein in Camo Needles: Knitpicks Harmony Fixed Circular US 1.5 (2.50mm) Mods: You could say this is entirely a mod. I used Judy’s Magic Cast-on for...

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