Monthly Archives: September 2013

preserving color

just starting to see a little fall color in the fields behind the cabin   we spent 4 days at the cabin and each morning we woke to a thick fog.   as we walked the fog burned off and … Continue reading

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more or less well heeled socks

my ‘less is more’ kitchener st sock toe came about while knitting an Anne Hanson Bare naked sock. while I prefer to knit toe up socks I didn’t have the energy to reverse engineer this sock when I got the … Continue reading

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poking around Peg’s garden in NH

Hello I’m MJ’s little sister from New Hampshire.  MJ has been telling me for some time that I should start a blog and that I could give it a try by posting on hers.  Mary Jo and I have alot … Continue reading

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‘less is more’ kitchener stitch toe

so in the last post about my aaarggyle socks I showed you the first finished sock. I have been working on the second sock and got to the toe area and took a lot of pictures and wrote 3 pages … Continue reading

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wip’s Aaarglyes

this are my current project. I am not suffering from second sock syndrome. if anything the second sock of the pair is going faster than the first. maybe because I am sure my measurements & pattern are working out so … Continue reading

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golden rod

although the dye garden is past its prime it didn’t mean I couldn’t dye. while we were walking  at the cabin last week I spotted one of my favorite dye plants.no – not the corn but look at the pretty … Continue reading

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dye garden

Meva is doing better day by day so we decided a trip to the cabin would perk us all up.Meva does not like to swim or bath but she does like to wade and explore along the shoreline. I was … Continue reading

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not quite

today isn’t about finishes it is more about halfway there it looks like this is finished. after all I am in the laundry room getting ready to give 2 skeins a wash and set. but really I have promised myself … Continue reading

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knitcrate arrives ; )

its so lovely to get a shiny red package in the mail so much better than advertisements and bills.I was so tired last nite that I didn’t peep inside till this morning. here is what I saw when I ripped … Continue reading

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a dog’s life

yesterday I didn’t bother to put pictures in my post but this morning I snapped a few photos to share. here is Meva slowly waking up in the rumpled mess of bedding she loves. the quilt is an old St Vinnie’s … Continue reading

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wisconsin sheep & wool festival

this morning was a regular almost back to normal morning. we awoke a little before 5:00 to start our day.  the Mr. got up for coffee and I got a big glass of water and returned to bed to read … Continue reading

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september

I am seeing signs of fall everywhere I look…I picked these beautiful Chinese lanterns the other day. the kids were waiting on the corner for the school bus the last two mornings. and it has cooled off considerable since last week. it … Continue reading

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toad abode

doing a bit of landscaping(somehow that sounds better than plain cleaning up the yard) and it seems we are overrun with toads. little toadsbigger toads and teeny tiny toadsgreen toadswell actually probable not a toad more likely a tree frog well … Continue reading

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