19 May, 2011

Episode 117: Home

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Weigh in:

Olympic socks
Baby Blanket
Calligraphy Cardigan
- using very stretchy cast on again. Using Kollage circulars,

Fiber Exercise:



Received my Shetland Fleece from Wooly Knob. Beautiful heather grey. 3.1 lbs after cleaning.

Shetland Fleece
Received my Camp Kip coordinating yarn from Turtle toes for Day Break

My exercise:

Some walking

Cooking School:

How spinning on a single treadle wheel is different than a double treadle.

In the Kitchen:
• 1 lb lean ground beef – (Or turkey- or chicken)
• 1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs – (Can use corn bread too, add 1 tsp Italian seasoning.)
• 1/3 cup MILK(more or less)- (Can be soy milk)
• 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese – (Parm- reggi works well. )
• 1 medium onion- chopped
To taste:
• garlic Powder
• salt
• pepper
Olive oil spray
Mix together meat, bread, cheese and onion. Add seasonings and then milk to desired wetness.
Scoop with a melon-baller and roll in wet hands. Place onto sprayed broiler pan. Broil until browned and then roll to other side to brown. Pull before they are burnt. Place in hot gravy (spaghetti sauce) and finish cooking for 20 minutes.
Serve over noodles or in sub rolls.

Pot Luck:

Lyndystitches: jamaica bag
Crazy ribbon shawl
iPhone poptart case
The Bumblebee Socks
Cranberry Twist Cowl
Spinning Wheel Bag

Field Report:

Thank you to Amy F. and her son for a wonderful Saturday evening
Dinner at Emil’s in Lansing then knitting at the hotel
Coming home

Lunch at the Airport Tavern in Lansing
Leaving again
Coming home 2nd time


Fiber Fiesta- Picked up a Kate45 ,BFL and angora, silk and wool batt

Fiber Fiesta Fiber

Diner at Bear’s- Caribbean Jerk Marinade. YUM!
Baby Watch- No baby yet, date for inducement is set.
Shout outs to Knitting Blooms Vidcast and Knit a Journey

On the Menu:

Sarge’s Coming Home party
Michigan fiber fest
Stitches Midwest
Knittin’ in the Mitten

Gadget Corner:
Not for Young Eyes!!
Liberator Pillows

06 May, 2011

Episode 116: No Time

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Weigh in:
Still going- ThunderClap
Started- Little Star
Finished- Cabin on Lake Huron Socks

Retreat Socks
Fan toe- Cannot find online. I will write up how I do it soon.

Fiber Exercise:
Beach day & Polypay

Beach day & polypay

Pop Star

Pop star

My exercise:
Cooking School:
Crochet Crab Stitch

In the Kitchen:
Rotisserie Chicken- Torn into pieces
Chopped green peppers
Chopped onion
Pepper Jack cheese
Flour tortillas
Olive oil
Sour cream
Heat griddle and add a spray of oil. Grill up onions and green pepper. Pull off to paper towels.
Place tortilla on griddle- Top with cheese, chicken, peppers and onion.
Place 2nd tortilla on top.
Cook until crisp, flipping once.
Serve with sour cream and salsa. I like to mix the two together.

Easy baked Empanadas
Refrigerator Croissant Dough
Apple pie filling
Break dough into squares. Place a bit of filling on to ½ of the square and fold other half over. Use water to seal if needed.
Bake as directed on tube, watching so that pastry does not get to brown.

Tapatio Sauce

Pot Luck:

AnneLena: Swirl Skirt
Strickland66: Baby Nature in Natural
KnitNurd: Dainty drawstring reticule
GemmaDW: Mini Simple Scallops Shawl

Field Report:

He is on US soil!!
New Dress
Strong Bonds
Yellow Ribbon Event


Baby watch
On the Menu:

Fiber Fiesta
Michigan Fiber Festival
Stitches Midwest
Knittin’ in the Mitten

Gadget Corner:

Embellish Knit