Monthly Archives: June 2013

a winner

thursday morning I cast off a pair of socks and danced about the house. thursday night and friday  I cast on and cast off 2 pouches. and saturday morning felted them. the pouches are going to Memphis with me to use … Continue reading

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ugliest socks cont…..

they are done. the autumn colors are so me. and if I block them they will look lovely. but I am much too eager to wear my handmade socks and won’t spend extra time on the blocking. besides they look … Continue reading

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Knitch Garage Sale

it is that time of year again. garage sales are everywhere you look. here in Wisconsin the signs go up Thursday morning and are gone by Sunday morning. June 27-30 is my favorite garage sale — it is held in … Continue reading

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peonies and babies wrens

these pictures are from my last trip to the cabin Jun 18-21 these babies were squalling & begging for food while I played in the garden this week. they did not give their mama a minute’s peace.  she was busy flying … Continue reading

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buttons

I have a thing about button jars and always look at thrift stores and estate sales for them. when I was at Okauchee flea market a few weeks ago I bought an assortment of buttons in a large juice bottle. … Continue reading

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ugliest socks ever

not many pictures of knitting lately and I am going to remedy that with a picture of the socks I am knitting.ok if you are done laughing at what must be the ugliest socks ever posted let me tell you … Continue reading

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mad scientist returns

the dye saga continues….. sometimes I don’t know if I am a mad scientist as I stir my pots or a witch concocting a potion. but I do know natural dyes have cast a spell over me. I am enchanted … Continue reading

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yarn experiments

Life is finally starting to settle down here. I am watching and listening to a thunderstorm outside while I should be catching up on housework. It is too dark to take pictures of my knitting right now so instead I … Continue reading

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Social club

oops almost forgot to let you know what is happening at Five in One this week.   June 22 + 24 – Kitchen Litho! TUESDAY, 18 JUNE 2013   It’s a whole new meduium this week at Social Club with … Continue reading

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Lake Huron

what the heck!!! I drove all the way to Michigan but couldn’t find either a Tiger baseball hat or even a Lion shirt in the classic blue and silver. but I did manage to catch this beautiful sunriseI am super … Continue reading

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tripping

had a fun action packed week in Michigan taking another day off to relax & unfuzz my brain and I will be back to share pictures of the mosaic stitch I am using on my latest toy.** me and the … Continue reading

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Glass Blast

wait….what is glass blast???? Glassblast is an awesome event at Five in One-Social Club . This is a super popular clubhouse activity so be sure to reserve a spot now. You will learn to make a stencil and then get to … Continue reading

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driving crazy

I’m getting ready for a big road trip. I am running errants and fixing meals that Mr Tickler can reheat easily. I even went to the butcher to get Meva’s favorite meal. Next I will be picking a couple of … Continue reading

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shiny red package

Just back from the cabin and there was a pile of mail on our doorstep. And the nice thing was it wasn’t just bills left by our mailman. There was a shiny red foil 14″x11″ envelope from Knit Crate. To … Continue reading

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Make-a-zine

Well I am going to start  making weekly posts for happenings at Five in One Social Club. This week event on Saturday afternoon June 8 and and Monday night June 10 is Make-a-Zine! I wish I lived in Memphis so I … Continue reading

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april showers in june

we had such a long, long winter this year in the midwest. now it seems that we are just entering spring – this morning it is 55* and cold and drizzly out. I don’t want to complain though – April(June) … Continue reading

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socked away

So you may have read here that I have a serious case of sock envy, Well….. ….no more. I received a new pair of socks in a package from my daughter the other day. Aren’t they gorgeous? Alice sent me this … Continue reading

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whatz it ???

waiting in my e-mail this morning was a strange photo from Memphis. is it pods waiting to be released to hunt down The Prisoner(strange English  scify program from when I was a teenager – pods were released to hunt down … Continue reading

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squirreled away

mr. tickler had a fright today – he was looking for a pair of his pants and for some reason went into my closet. there isn’t any clothing in there but there is lots of yarn squirreled away … you … Continue reading

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blatter und bluten

Thursday I sent some packages out in the mail but yesterday I was surprised by a package on my doorstep. I recently had a birthday and turned 58 and my daughter sent me a rather large package of goodies to … Continue reading

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