20 November, 2008

Episode 12: Thanksgiving and Craft Room Dreams

The Podcast can be found at http://thehighfiberdiet.mypodcast.com/index.html

Weigh in:

Coggie:
Finished: Walking on Love
Walking on love socks
Frog pond: Shining Star
Request: Sleep Mask
Bought yarn for Cobblestone, Lion Brand Fishermen’s wool in Chocolate Brown

Bams:
Finished: Hunting Socks,
CIMG1050
Better than Booties for C-Pap
CIMG1052

Going: Socks for mom in Cascade, Sleeves for the hand spun sweater
CIMG1052

Ordered yarn for CPH

Fiber Exercise:

Bams:
Had to fix drive band on Lola
Spun some of the Suri Alpaca
CIMG1051
Wants to spin some Jacobs fleece

Coggie:
Link to Ashford for sale

Our exercise:

Bams:
Lots of walking

Coggie:
Steam cleaned the carpets
Dancing: Salsa, Belly. Line… just dance

Recipes:

American Thanksgiving:
Roasted Chicken…Quick dinners during the week

Coggie’s Mom’s Cranberry Relish:
1 2lb pkg raw cranberries (the bagged berries)

1 pkg black cherry jello
1 orange Washed
1 cup sugar

2 cup boiling water
In blender blend cranberries with the orange , rind too so wash it first.In serving bowl pour boiling water over sugar and jello mix. Stir until dissolved, mix in cranberry puree. Let set in fridge.

Caramel Apple Salad
Butterscotch pudding mix
Cool whip
3-4 golden delicious apples (peeled cored and chopped)
Mix together and chill


Blocking:
Wires: Stainless steel welding rods
Yard stick or wooden/metal ruler
Board: 4 x 8 Sheet of Wall Wrap (pink foam)
Can be wrapped in Gingham
(thanks Amy)

On the menu:

Next Week:

Bams has an interview; The Chief will be guest host: They will go to the Sheep farm and talk about BFL Sheep


Upcoming:

LNYP @ City Knitting: December 12th


KERSTMARKT : Bams was right, it hasn’t started yet
DATES AND HOURS

  • November 28: 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • November 29: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • December 2: 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • December 5: 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • December 6: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • December 12: 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • December 13: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Shout outs:

Faery knitting : Spinningerin
Knit Together
Knitting 101 class at Wool & Company in Geneva, IL , YAY Bams Sister for joining the fun!!


Gadget Corner:

Thergonomic Hand -Aids Craft Glove
Hand-Aids Lycra Support Glove provides a simple way to relieve the painful stress and strain on hands that commonly afflicts expert sewers and quilters. The gloves' hand-hugging blend of nylon and stretch Spandex creates a firm pressure that will massage your hands and wrists as it supports. Heat generated by the body is contained within the tightly knit fabric. Heat helps stimulate circulation. What support hose does for the legs, Thergonomic gloves do for the hands and wrists.

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