28 March, 2009

Episode 25: Well that's how they get Orange Juice




Weigh in:
Bams:

Finished-Shur'tagal socks
Still going- CPH: just the zipper band to go
Handspun Alpaca lace scarf
Started: BFF socks in Kaffe Fasset Regia

Coggie:
Frogged cheese scarf, going to start again
Big Blue Chair
Started Big blue chair (Song is old blue chair by Kenny Chesney)
Sockease sock
Socks from sockease
Still going: NYCO sweater

Fiber Exercise:
Bams:

Finn washing
BFL carded yum!
Coggie:
Camel
Spun Camel from swap ¼ done 100 yards





Our exercise:
Bams: 3 days on Nordic Track
Coggie: Joining WW





You just got schooled: More info on Bams Blog
Icelandic: Spun together Lopi style yarn 2 ply DK weight
Jacob: soft, sport, 56 yds
Karakul: no crimp, heavy lace, coarse
Look what I found:
Spring Swap Socks by EAnnRN. Pattern Basket Check Socks from the little box of socks

Recipes:
Steam cleaning and rearranging
Chief is healing well
Bams birthday is next week
Spring Break
Happy Birthday Bams son
College
Break a leg to Anita’s Son
Introvert – Extrovert
We head back to Food... and then to juice…


On the menu for this month:
ThreadBear Block party April 17-19
Whippletree in Hudsonville $1 sale
Stitches South- anyone going?



Project Linus:
Nautical Yarn info@nauticalyarn. com is the “clearinghouse” for the Ludington Chapter of Project Linus. We typically collect 100-200 blankets each year and deliver them to our local hospital for children who have been ill or injured.
This week we received a request from the Michigan National Guard. Camp Grayling, Engineering Company, Unit 1434 is requesting the help of Blanketeers from the Ludington Chapter of Project Linus. Two-hundred fifty (250) Michigan soldiers are being deployed this spring. These soldiers would like to give Project Linus blankets to their children for safety, security, and remembrance while Mom or Dad is gone for one or more years.
A total of 500 blankets are needed. While we don’t believe we can collect 500 blankets, we would like to assist with blankets for the more vulnerable age group, children between the ages of 4 and 10. Blankets must be delivered to Nautical Yarn by May 1 so they can be delivered to the soldiers prior to their deployment.
Please help with this endeavor to help provide security for the children of our Michigan volunteer soldiers.
If you are able to make a blanket for this endeavor to help provide security for the children of our Michigan volunteer soldiers, it would be greatly appreciated
Please email info@nauticalyarn. com
If you want to send squares to Coggie, contact her on Ravelry.


Spinning Loft Interview
Local Alpaca Farm April 20

Gadget Corner: Niddy Noddy

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