Monthly Archives: August 2014

cormorant

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squirrelly

I am obsessed with the hook this month churning out 2 blankets with older stash yarn that has been hidden away in the closet. first there is the godzilla granny – granny has hit epic proportions and now is confined … Continue reading

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jack

The world you see is just a movie in your mind. Rocks dont see it. Bless and sit down. Forgive and forget. Practice kindness all day to everybody and you will realize you’re already in heaven now. That’s the story. … Continue reading

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godzilla versus gramma

lurking under my bed growing hungrier  by the minute is a monster a monster granny I swear I heard it growling ………FEED ME……..last night (ok it might have been Meva she was pretty bitchy last nite)honestly I am trying to … Continue reading

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mid-weekending

I feel like this flower – blowing this way and that. slowly I am getting back on schedule…… daily walks with my favorite guys…… healthy balanced meals…… 8 hours of sleep and time to sit and do nothing. the last 2 … Continue reading

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knit content

  still lots of yarny things going on here. we took a break and were at the cabin fishing last week. but as the fish weren’t biting I needed some distraction. these socks have been traveling about with me for … Continue reading

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sewing memories

very close …. just a few more stitches. I took the quilt top to the cabin and used my old treadle machine to quilt the 3 layers. over all I am happy with this first quilt. I love the pinwheel … Continue reading

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round robin quilt

binding all ironed and ready to put on a real live quilt. I have been struggling with finishing up quilt projects of my Mom’s. I did sew a few quilts back when my children were little. they were scrappy quilts. my … Continue reading

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you are my sunshine

my only sunshine you make me happy when skies are gray you’ll never know dear how much I love you please don’t take my sunshine away my son’s lullaby song when he was a babe…Happy birthday Bud! thanks to the … Continue reading

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continued hollyhock dyeing

fresh out of the solar jug is a lively purple color which I know will not last. here is the post where I describe how I dyed the fiber after drying I wash with a little soapy water. below is … Continue reading

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raw wool to rolags

I have a couple of projects on the wheel right now.  first I have been experimenting with washing and carding raw fiber. this has been hit and miss. of course I didn’t research my project until I was ready to start. … Continue reading

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black hollyhocks

I love these deep maroon blossoms some are so dark they look black at certain times of the day. unfortunately the Japanese beetle loves them too as you can see by the holey leaves. but even though there are some … Continue reading

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no finishes this friday

  it isn’t finished but it is growing. the motions of crochet are so different than knitting and oddly a little addictive. I love how the yarn twists and swings around the hook and in my minds eye my hands … Continue reading

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