26 August, 2010
Coggie, Debra, rphsews2,Lorrie
Coggie: Socks, Iced, SSS
Lorrie: Swirl shawl, Summit Shawl
Debra: Tappan Zee, Creature Comfort
rphsews2: Medalion Top, Allegan Sweater
Coggie: Core spinning
Spinning Trust me (not forget me knot..I miss spoke)
Lorrie: PolyPay wool from Shady Side Farms
Earned 3 ribbons
Debra: Woolmill.com Sock Monkey
rphsews2: Woolmill.com Desert Sunset
My Exercise: On Recess
Using a close pin to hold your draft when walking away.
Velcro dots also work
Pot Luck: On Recess
In the Kitchen:
Xpress Ready set go
Use pita for the crust
Top with what you like
oven for 8 minutes
Very crunchy crust.
We blather about the Fiber Festival
BethanyG came to visit
Podcast meet up-- Thank you to Homespun Journey and Spin Doctor!!
Keeping Soldiers Warm
Windswept Farms- BBQ , Salad dressing (Garlic Expressions)
Canning at the Fest
What we bought:
rphsews2: Humihomo circle and made a necklace
Debra: Briar Rose, Jelly eye needle, Lucet
Lorrie: Triangle loom, Needle jewlery
Note: No bunny naming contest. Please see Ravelry August 27 to see why.
Coggie: easier just to give my blog link. Plus a fleece. I sent it to Wooly Knob Mill to be processed, plus a triangle loom.
More talk about Windswept Farms
California wool festival
Triple Gadget Corner
Lap block pad
3"X6"X20" green foam. Cover with material to keep fleece from stitcking.
Plasic Bread ties. Use for marking skein yardage Hornshaw Wood Works Swift
and for twisting up your starting tail to keep out of the way.
14 August, 2010
Frogged Baby blanket- bought one instead
Started: Iced in Marr Haven Wool, Super Secret Squirrel
Working on 2nd hat
Finished Rose Retreat Socks- enough wool left for baby socks
Finished core spinning, Now back to merino
Cancelled Weight Watchers
In the Kitchen:
Quick stew pie
Stew of your choice
Top with mashed potatoes, cheese & onion
Bake at 350 until golden and bubbly
Knitstersusan: Myrtle Cardigan
Piontygirl: Estonian Shawlette w beads
Stebo79: one and a half rounds
Douknit2: Bear Down Baby Bear!
Reading to Sarge
Boo to Vegas then to college
On the Menu:
Michigan Fiber Fest
2pm Meet n greet in the Gazebo area.
Sasha from The Spin Doctor podcast and Sherry from Homespun Journey
Stitches Mid West
Susan Bates Velocity needles
10 August, 2010
I am asking for help to knit or crochet up 210 hats for the unit to use while sleeping, to stay warm.
Operation Keeping Soldiers Warm
Washable fiber- not 100% acrylic (superwash and blends)
Desert colors: Brown, Tan, Olive, Sage, Khaki.
Size 7 circ/dpn needles or a g hook.
WWII Watch cap or Watch cap Crochet (these are Ravelry links)
The hats need to be to me by mid-November.
More info can be found at Keeping Soldiers Warm or contact me on Ravelry.
Drawings will be done for thank you gifts when all hats are in.
Please watch this
Thank you so much for your help and your support.
06 August, 2010
Trip to the ER
Dnaprice: Flamingo Pie Baby Cardigan
Lansstama: Date on the Porch
GrandmaJean: First Finished Cardigan
In the Kitchen:
I add a splash of almond extract
Apology: I do support all who wear uniforms
Christmas in ...yeah August
FRG's- not just for the families
Quart size canning jars
02 August, 2010
Coggie: Socks, star baby blanket
Lorrie: Swirl shawl
Coggie: Corriedale blend, Merino
Coggie: Core Spinning
In The Kitchen:
Chicken breasts (boneless skinless)
Red onion slices
Place on bun, top with remaining ingredients.
Cut potatoes, place in salt water for a few minutes. Drain and dry.
shake in oil, sprinkle with cheese and powder, Bake at 400 for 25 minutes,or until brown and cooked through, turning once.
jj2edwards: Daffodil socks
bobbilicious: Charming Cardi
Annmaries: Baby Belle
Holding my own
Need 210 hats by Mid-November
Washable fiber- not 100% acrylic
Drawings will be done for thank you gifts when all hats are in.On the menu:
Michigan Fiber Festival: August 17-22...camping. We will see how I do roughing it :)
Rhinebeck: New York Sheep and Wool Festival: October 16 & 17
California: Mid January- no set plans yetGadget Corner:
Spinning wheel bag