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wife, mom, grandma, knitter, gardener, antiquer, bookworm, cook--trying to tread lightly on this earth
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oh, boomer---you are adorable (and distantly related to my freddy, a cocker we rescued at the pound). (He's older than you are. He's slowed down just a teeny bit, but still loves to each knitting patterns and needles.) Please tell your mom that I found the lace on the hitofude relaxed beautifully when it was blocked----and what I thought might be too short, ended up just right. :)
It looks to me like I could almost make another one....yes, tons of yarn left over!!!!!!!
Toggle Commented yesterday on hitofude.....ta-dah! at woolythyme
Lovely. I actually can see how this artist has influenced your work.....your color palettes are very similar
Toggle Commented yesterday on Dreamscapes at A Life of Joy
Front... Back... Up close and personal.... No matter how you look at it, this was one satisfying knitting project. This week, I finished it, blocked it, and wore it several times. It hasn't even been folded and put away. Just waiting for its next outing. Continue reading
Posted 19 hours ago at woolythyme
This is one of those 'school' calendars....the ones that begin in August even though the next year is embossed on the cover. I looked long and hard to find this one. Narrow. Light. Leather-esque (!) cover, enough room to write stuff in the days (I have such a busy social... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at woolythyme
really beautiful.....i love the Scandinavian 'style' of decor anyway.....clean lines, and all.....add to that the antiques and open design; who wouldn't fall in love with this?!? Loving this tour, Tracy! Can't wait for the next installment.
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on My dream house... at A Life of Joy
yep....i'd opt for a bookstore over a pedicure ANY day!!! good choice!!!
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on 'round here at lady cordelia
Hi. My name is Maynard. You have NO IDEA the humiliation and unmitigated abuse I've suffered these past few days. Did you see this yesterday? THAT'S MY BACK-END!!!! For all the world to see!!! (OK, I know all the world doesn't follow my mom's silly blog. It's the principle of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at woolythyme
i always find linen stitch so tedious.....but the end result is one of my favorites. and this one is drop dead gorgeous!!!
oh my goodness......that is the most stunning shade of purple!!!! This is going to be the most beautiful of all hitofudes (i'm saying that to everyone....I'm the only one knitting it it boring grey.....but I really mean it this time.....this is GORGEOUS!!!!!!!)
i think you merely need to rename this quilt.....and declare it perfect, because it certainly is very very beautiful!!!!
That blue? It's Penelope, the Empathetic Monster's hiney. Isn't she the cutest thing ever? (Not my picture. Go to Rebecca Danger's link!) I'm hoping by knitting her with this blue, that she'll transform herself into Maynard, the Empathetic Monster and be ready to be gifted to one of several little... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at woolythyme
Kittelsen could easily become my new favorite artist!....I love the ethereal fairy tale quality of the work. Looking forward to part 2 of this fun little trip!!! Thanks for taking me along.
oh, Julie! your cuffs are beautiful......and this certainly looks like a pattern to me! Thanks so much for sharing. (will this go with my shwook??)
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on Fair Isle cuffs at Little Cotton Rabbits
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i most definitely join as I go!!!!! (and tuck in ends as I go.....when I'm done, I really want to be DONE!)
Toggle Commented Sep 15, 2014 on Hitofude.....update at woolythyme
I've been obsessed distracted.'re next. Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2014 at woolythyme
The pattern is called woodland shawl. It takes a single skein of fingering weight yarn (about 460 yds). My single, lonely skein of Malabrigo could work----and it was green. The leaves look like leaves. (My other choice was a wild multicolored something that would have had a definite Andy Warhol,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at woolythyme
great pattern.....lovely color combo, too!
Toggle Commented Sep 12, 2014 on Second Thursday Swatches at Through the Loops!
ouch! hope your hand is in crocheting shape again the shawl! (and the beach!!!)
Toggle Commented Sep 12, 2014 on Seaside Stripe Shawl--FINISHED! at A Life of Joy
lots of new to me blogs on your list! must go check them out.......a new to me blogger is Brandy I'm having fun going back through some of her older posts. if you check out my blog ( you'll see some of your designs! hee hee!!!
The most recent thing to hop on my needles is the requested go with the unrequested mittens. Neither are very far along. Scarf and mitten weather isn't either. I have a whole stack of books, begging to be read, but everything got put on hold when the newest issue... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at woolythyme
the shwook yarn is some palette from knitpicks (an old kit that never got finished...oops)
Toggle Commented Sep 9, 2014 on Hitofude.....interrupted at woolythyme
i'll be right over!!!
Toggle Commented Sep 9, 2014 on Fall at woolythyme
ooooo maybe another knitalong!??
Toggle Commented Sep 9, 2014 on Hitofude.....interrupted at woolythyme
I have truly loved working on Hitofude.... every minute of it. If you have followed this blog at all, you know that I can blast through projects pretty fast sometimes. Too fast, really. That old addage...stop and smell the roses? It goes for knitting, too. There are some projects that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at woolythyme