25 May, 2017

Episode 261: We will drive 500 miles and ...

Show notes are located at www.thehighfiberdiet.blogspot.com and on the Ravelry group. 

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Episode 261:

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On my needles and hooks:

Opal Ron colorway

New: Central Park hoodie - Highland Handmades in Worth Waiting for.

no hood, add pockets and length. 

back is done. Cast on one side of the front. Errata! 

Summer Love Wrap- shepherds wool in Spring chick

Boho gypsy bag- white cotton, need D rings. Ordered a leather punch gun.


Spinning! The zen is real.

Blue fiber for the sweater

Ice melon Grellow

Uniquely yours! Colors



All projects talked about are in projects shared on the Ravelry group. 

Grocery shopping:

Tip of the Mitt Fiber event:

Tried a treadle wheel again. Now on my list to buy. 

Phone crashed - theothersarge fixed it but no photos. Sorry. 

Stone Hedge fiber mill Corriedale almost 5lbs

Woof from Washentanaw wool company

Laundry butter

Gift: love at first stitch

Mindful moment:

Failure is not the problem. Giving up is! 

Saw this on a road sign. Ah-ha moment. 

Is losing over 100 lbs but not reaching my goal really failing? 

Holding steady on weight. Looking into pound of cure and the Dr. V diet. Both are more veggie based until weight loss is done. Protein to maintain. 


Road trip-We will drive 500 miles! 

Weekend with amazing friends! Thank you SNotestine and Theothersarge for hosting

Kindle unlimited- resubscribed

Looking at flooring. Rolled laminate. Start a savings plan. 

Health check in:


Short term:

More water

Less popcorn


Long term:

Walk a 5k in less time than last year

Laugh more

Find a job

NSV- sleeping on an air mattress. No slouch. 

On the menu:

Graduation from Baker College

Stitches Midwest

Michigan Fiber Festival

Northern Michigan Lamb and Wool

Knittin' in the Mitten 2017

13 spots available: bunk, bring.a.bed, day-tripper(full event), Saturday only. 

Information on the Ravelry group. 


Bubba coffee mug 

17 May, 2017

Episode 260: Frogged

Show notes are located at www.thehighfiberdiet.blogspot.com

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Episode 260: Frogged 

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Simple socks in Arne & Carlos Regia

On my needles and hooks:

Caron cakes knit triangle shawl in Rainbow Sprinkles

Opal Regia Ron colorway

Boot socks online worsted sock yarn 150g skein

Outline by Beata Jezek - started in DK assorted skeins. (Started and Frogged)

Sweaters of knitting past- frogged

Ink, Antler, Boxy, Entangled vines, Old town, Stone Mountain. 

New: Central Park hoodie - no hood, add pockets and length. 

Summer Love Wrap- 


Kraemer yarns:

Tatamy DK

45%Cotton/55% Acrylic

Available in 25 rich colors

Great for Baby and Child garments

DK weight

3.5 oz. / 100 Grams

Approximately 250 Yards

Kraemer Yarns is a small, family-run company located in Nazareth, PA for over 100 years, and they spin their own line of hand knitting yarns as well as yarns used for apparel, home furnishing, and other industries outside of the knitting world. They source US materials whenever possible. and every yarn they introduce goes through six months of vigorous testing by knitters before it is brought to the market, to ensure that it meets and exceeds customers’ expectations.

Colorway: birch 

Pattern: Cloe Cardigan from Webs by Kirsten Hipsky

Kraemer yarns sent 1000 yards

The Cloe Cardigan from Valley Yarns is an unstructured, one-size, one-piece sweater that lets the intricate lace pattern take center stage. 

Sizes: One Size 

Finished Measurements: 57” bust


All projects talked about are in projects shared on the Ravelry group. 

Grocery shopping:

Gordmans closing. Smaller jeans fit! 

Trip to Ulta or "the mother ship" as Boo calls it

Hair-Deva curl- leaves my air sticky- returned

Living proof- liking it. Not sure if it's better than the Not your mother's products.

Trying Makeup- prefer clean face

Knitted Wit yarn

Mother's Day- flowers and Vera Bradley cross body bag

Mindful moment:

Know your limits. 

Removing Facebook shopping groups. 

Transfer addiction- when stressed, I shop. 

Guilt associated from not helping friends meet goals. 


Internship happenings

Social media & Art show in Traverse City

On campus- Resume class

Interview outfit purchased

Getting Thank you no thank you letters

Health check in: 

Back on plan. 


pound of cure by Matthew Weiner

Small Bites: Daily Inspirations for Weight loss surgery Patients 

  by Katie Jay and Julia A F Persing




On the menu:

Tip of the Mitt Fiber fair

Graduation from Baker College

Michigan Fiber Festival

Knittin' in the Mitten 2017

15 spots available: bunk, bring.a.bed, day-tripper(full event), Saturday only. 

Kal/cal. Keep it Simple

Massage spots available on Wednesday 1.5 hour lots