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FO Friday… (aka: wholly schnockers – I finished something!)

wp-1480257278100.jpgSomehow, on a Friday, I finished something… something big. And there is no way that I’m waiting a whole other week to announce it just to make the post on a Friday. No way, no how. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on November 28, 2016 in My Projects

 

In which I dye…

In the last month or so, I spent ample amount of time learning to dye with kool-aid. I spent time with my friend, who has a plethora of chemical dyes, but I wanted to take a step into the more natural before going completely apocolyptic with forging for nuts, berries, and bark (I know that day is coming, I can feel it in meh bones).  Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on November 27, 2016 in Rambles and Reflections

 

Playing with yarn…

nyx-playingI’m sure this is one of those topics that fiber bloggers have written about multiple times… Heck, I may have even blogged about it before. I’d have to go look.

But – hey, why not once more?

What is the draw of fiber artists to cats? Its not like they make fiber life easy. Heck, sometimes they can make it darn near impossible – so much so that I know I have put my yarn away due to cat. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 28, 2016 in Rambles and Reflections

 

WIP Wednesday… what?!?

I seem to be on a bit of a roll with posting regularly but I definitely do not want to jinx it. *laughs*

So for me – just giving a brief update on my current projects. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 28, 2016 in My Projects

 

Anti-Knitting

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Artemis – enjoying the open window.

Nothing is more demotivational to a knitter than the A/C going out when it feels like 95’F outside. I had planned to pick up DC’s sweater and knock off the last sleeve and maybe, just maybe, get it joined together. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 25, 2016 in Rambles and Reflections

 

Where do I rank?

2014-12-01_stockings_mediumSeptember 25 – that puts us roughly 90 days until Christmas… and I am no where near even starting Christmas presents. Yowzers.

Someone had the cahonees (or however that is spelled) to post a meme on Facebook splattering the fact it was only 100 days until Christmas.

Who does that?

Sadists…. that’s who. Crazy, mean non-crafting sadists. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 25, 2016 in Rambles and Reflections

 

A new go-to

wp-1474673235206.jpgI have mentioned before, actually I think I brought this up in the last 6 months, about how I have always wanted to have a stash of baby blankets pre-made so that when a friend or family member came up ‘in a family way’ I would not be left scrambling to make a gift for the shower.

For some reason, in the last I don’t know how many years, I never once thought “hey, does it really have to be a baby blanket.” I’m known for thinking outside the box, but this one got me. I was so far in the box I think I was actually caught somewhere between the box and the floor. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 23, 2016 in My Projects