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Remember when I mentioned that I'm a member of the 2015 Aurfil Design Team? Well, it's time for the thread fun to begin! I plan to try out all of the different Aurifil threads this year, not just the 50wt... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Little Red Hen
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Early last year my Instagram feed included a few beautiful Englis Paper Pieced quilts being constructed. They were all from the same incredible pattern, La Passacaglia. I did a little research and found that the source of the pattern was... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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"One morning the whole world was delicately silvered. Every blade of grass was silvery and the path had a thin sheen. It was hot like fire under Laura’s bare feet, and they left dark footprints in it. The air was... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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I am on a roll with quick knit projects! This week I whipped out a pair of slippers for myself from my favorite fast knit felted clog pattern. Seriouly, these things knit up lightning fast. I used one strand of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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We had a beautiful frosty morning yesterday. I dashed out after the sun came up to get some photos of the frost on the chicken barn fence. It was very cold but I bundled up. Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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Last week, when the temperatures dropped, our boiler could not keep up and the indoor temperature dropped too. My hands got quite cold as I was knitting M's mittens. As soon as I finished M's project I cast on a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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I have really been enjoying knitting the last couple of weeks. First I was in a frantic flurry knitting Christmas gifts for the kids. Then there was the after Christmas knitting added to that. Then came the envy knitting for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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This earflap cap for Miss P came off the needles just in time for the current single digit temperatures. The pattern is the Danish Earflap Cap from Hats On by Charlene Schurch. The yarn is Artyarns Supermerino. The hem is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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D requested a new warm hat for this winter. He looked through my patterns and chose the Danish Earflap Cap in Hats On by Charlene Schurch. I like that it is knit all in one piece with the earflaps knit... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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I did a lot of quick knitting before Christmas. Both P and B had requested lined felted mittens and Miss P also asked for a new pair of elf slippers. They chose the yarns from my stash and I didn't... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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We went for a short solstice walk this afternoon. I've been wanting to get back to using my DSLR every day like I did a couple of years ago. I think it helps my state of mind to find something... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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Winter break has officially started! Miss P had her holiday party at school yesterday. And today we had a NO ALARM CLOCK day - two whole weeks with no alarm clock. I'm in heaven! I hope to get lots of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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Did you see that Aurifil announced the 2015 design team? I am thrilled to be a member of the team next year. I love using Aurifil thread and am eager to work more with all of the different threads they... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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The first weekend in December is always busy in our town. It is the festival of lights weekend with a tree lighting, luminarias, and a parade, the ballet has several performances of The Nutcracker, there is an arts and crafts... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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I love knitting in December. I like that it is portable and I am more able to be social while working. I can sit in the living room and be with family and still feel productive. I can't sit and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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Just in time for the colder weather, I finish a cozy pair of socks for myself! These were a quick knit 2x2 rib from Sanguine Gryphon Skinny Bugga. I originally bought the yarn for colorwork in a Paper Dolls sweater.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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Projects galore! I spent a few days over the weekend at Camp Stitchalot. It was such a wonderful experience. There were local friends attending as well as a few friends I have known from the internet that I finally had... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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Last week I was scheduled to switch from DSL internet connection to a faster fiberoptic option. Due to the clever technician who came to make the switch I was left without phone OR internet for five full days. It was... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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We're finishing up with our fall garden harvest this weekend and plan to shuck the Indian corn today. Miss P is studying a book of Corn Husk Crafts to try with the husks. I'll let you know if we end... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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I have been waiting on pins and needles for the day that I could share this news with you! Here it is, all of that frantic and late night sewing last year was for this. A BOOK! I can hardly... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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Last night at the Ann Arbor Modern Quilt Guild we revealed our Secret Stalker Swap quilts. It was hilarious fun. I loved hearing about the stalkees and trying to guess who they were before the name was revealed. Some of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at The Little Red Hen