13 November, 2009

Episode 48: Retreat Recap

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Weigh in:

Finished: Forest sweater (Wool of the Andes)

Take-a-long socks (Red Heart--Heart & sole)
Take-a-long Socks

Started: One button Wrap (Cascade—Rustic)

City Knitting Purchase

Doing the “Tailors button hole” -- pictures soon

Fiber Exercise:

Spun Polworth in silver grey

My exercise:

More dancing, lots of walking

Cooking School:

Short rows: How I do them

Pot Luck:

In the Kitchen:
Russian Tea Mix
1/2 cup instant tea powder
2 cups Tang
1 pkg lemonade Kool-Aid- unsweetened
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
In a large bowl, mix together powdered drink mixes, sugar, and spices. Place in jars.
Instructions to include with gift:
Place 2 to 3 rounded teaspoonfuls in a cup
Add boiling water and serve.


Fiber in the Forest Retreat
Thank you to Shady Side Farm and Sunset Dreams Alpaca Farm for the Farm crawl
Thank you to all yarn stores on the Shop Hop
Note: Margo KP brought the Personality buttons and Instantmess brought the hand sanitizers.
Winning Michael Jackson

On the Menu:
Madrona Fiber Arts Winter Retreat February 11-14 Registration
Stitches West Registration has started
Knit-a-way 2010 – April 29-May 2 Link to Ravelry Group

Kitchen Gadgets:
MeiFa Hair Styx box—Sticks are great, box is better!