Monthly Archives: July 2013

handmade rolags

so Sunday I was so impressed with the rolags from Tails&Snouts that I wanted to try spinning this way again. Being an impatient person I couldn’t wait for some new rolags to be delivered so……the big bag of wool that came … Continue reading

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spinning

    I am not wild about these colors but I decided to go with some advice I heard at the Knitpicks site. in this video basically it said sit down at the spinning wheel with some fiber you aren’t … Continue reading

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not quite done but close…my hat from the alpaca that I spun myself practically knit itself. it is a very soft yarn and I knit it on size 5 needles. I knew when I started that my chances of running … Continue reading

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Tour de Fleece

so without planning it – I sort of participated in Tour de Fleece this year. I say sort of because if you compare my efforts to the people actually signed up it was like I was on a tricycle instead … Continue reading

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1st night home

We are so happy to have our dog home recovering from her torn acl. She looks a sight because we also had them clip her. Meva is just awful about grooming refusing to allow me to brush or clip her. … Continue reading

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spun

getting back into the swing again after all my travels or should I say  get back into the spin of things.This hitched a ride back back with me from Memphis. I don’t know how Alice gave it up – it’s … Continue reading

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        I had a great time in Memphis and miss it

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KnitCrate #2

I had a great time in Memphis but it is nice to be home again even if I am sleeping on the couch. Why the couch …. well baby still is waiting for her surgery and we don’t want her … Continue reading

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going, going, gone

so I am spent yesterday taking care of odds and ends and getting ready for a long drive. this time I am going to Memphis with my son to visit my daughter Alice & son Michael. hopefully I will be … Continue reading

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summer bucket list

Jenny’s post has gotten me thinking about bucket lists. I guess it has become a popular thing to do. I don’t know if my summer bucket list would be all that interesting. my list for summer is mainly gardening, fishing, dyeing … Continue reading

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who?…what?…where???

what’s this? Once there was a possum who lived with Peg.  When he wasn’t hanging around here and there . . . Hey, check out that beautiful black eyed susan dyed yarn! He would steal eggs from the chicken coop … Continue reading

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caw

improve knitting after buying some novelty fur yarn at a lys garage sale. it was a bag of yarn no one else wanted – a bit of a challenge to come up with something fun. and this is what happened. … Continue reading

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mid-weekend

the perfect mid-weekend ; ) really, even though there was lots of work to do. A LOT of WORK -natural gardening is not for the faint-hearted! there were breaks like this. it looks like I am off kilter(**well looking again … Continue reading

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