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wife, mom, grandma, knitter, gardener, antiquer, bookworm, cook--trying to tread lightly on this earth
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the queen anne's lace design is one of my favorites to embroider!!! (can you ever have too many French knots???!)
Toggle Commented yesterday on sunstream at tiny happy
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Tracey. ... fabric glue worked great...almost too great. Do all the embellishing and embroidery BEFORE you start the gluing!!! (hee hee....ask me how I know this!)
Toggle Commented yesterday on weekending.... at woolythyme
A little of this.... road tripping with friends to a fiber festival popping into a yarn shop popping out of the yarn shop with some yarn A little of that.... road trip knitting on this finishing this peach/blueberry pie baking And a whole lot of this... This piece is finished... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at woolythyme
After I fried myself (yes, I WAS wearing sunscreen!!!.....pesky sun-poisoning--have it once, get it again forever), I was pretty much banished to the umbrella, on the covered deck, or under the porch. All perfect places to knit and vacation dream.....dreaming of another vacation while on vacation! (Can you tell I... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at woolythyme
I think that would have been my first choice, but like I said----can't go wrong with either!!! Just cast on Liason, a and white, what else?!?!?
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on yarnalong... at woolythyme
The Lori Shawl, designed by Carrie Bostick Hoge, is one of several designs in her latest Madder Anthology 2 that I love. I seem to have a somewhat unsung love affair with garter stitch, and this asymmetrical garter shawl has a simplicity and classic look that I know will be... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at woolythyme
really? had no idea chickens ate such things!!
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on Magical bananas.... at woolythyme
ICKY! YUMMY!!! GONE!!! (Icky bananas disappeared.) Easiest Banana Pudding...ever 1 can Eagle Brand condensed milk 2 (5.1oz) pkg instant vanilla pudding, made into pudding 12 oz Cool Whip, thawed 1 box vanilla wafers 5-6 yucky bananas no one will eat Combine pudding, condensed milk, and Cool Whip. Layer wafers, sliced... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at woolythyme
The Lori shawl! Simple yet beautiful!
Toggle Commented Jun 21, 2015 on home..... at woolythyme
12 10 hours of car knitting (I actually drove a couple hours!!) and we're home. Home...less than 24 hours and missing them already. Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2015 at woolythyme
I LOVE those mitts.....on the list. :)
Toggle Commented Jun 21, 2015 on wellington knits at tiny happy
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We have...... A bracketologist (for the ladderball tournament)... Journalists... Minnow (and crab and jellyfish) catchers... Several baseball players.... A door-locker (only unoccupied rooms---oops)... Puzzlers---crosswords, sudoku, jig-saw... Brownie (and Twizzler, and crackers, and cookies, and trail mix, and M & M, and cashew) sneaky pilfer-ers... Several readers... Kite fliers... Castle-makers... China-diggers...... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2015 at woolythyme
what a great mama you are! we're at the beach with the (7) grands....with our nature ID books, of course; the windowsills turned into our nature display full of shells (ID'd of course); the 4 year old this morning came in with her hands in a fist.....full of 'rolly-pollys' that she intended to take home.
oh! we lived in Va Beach...many many years ago!!! I must admit, because we lived there, I only went to the beach off-season!!!!
Toggle Commented Jun 17, 2015 on Beach-y yarnalong!.... at woolythyme
we're about 45 minutes south of Wilmington....thought we might go to a ballgame there, but now will probably head to the stadium at Myrtle Beach....some AA team. :) beautiful here
Toggle Commented Jun 17, 2015 on Beach-y yarnalong!.... at woolythyme
Two days down....two books done. That's got to be a record! Blue Shoes was all Anne Lamott; a great read that I didn't want to end. Catcher in the Rye leads me to believe that I really must reread most everything from that infamous high school/pre-college best-lit list. I remembered... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2015 at woolythyme
Hubby bought this for me for my birthday. He thought he was buying me a funky skein of yarn. And I thought I was getting a funky skein of yarn. I decided to wind it into a ball (to see if it would make the 'vacation cut'....since ...the baby blanket... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2015 at woolythyme
yes, but note: no clothes!!!
Toggle Commented Jun 10, 2015 on going to the beach.... at woolythyme
I really love that pattern.....I'm still undecided which I'll make! I'm going to take that as one vote for Meridian!
Toggle Commented Jun 10, 2015 on going to the beach.... at woolythyme
yep....those are the quotes I'm after!!! :)
Toggle Commented Jun 10, 2015 on going to the beach.... at woolythyme
family vacation to the beach.... I'm packed. * * * * * * * * * Books The White Queen by Philippa Gregory (the story of Elizabeth Woodville, who secretly married the newly crowned Edward IV; her boys were the lost princes in the Tower of London, a mystery that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2015 at woolythyme
oh, give it a try!!!! i had only done one pair (come to think of it, I may have just done one SOCK) toe-up; this time hasn't been nearly so 'painful'!!! practice, practice, practice!!!!
Toggle Commented Jun 9, 2015 on this old dog.... at woolythyme
I volunteered to test knit these socks. Aren't they cute? I'm a sucker for anything that has a leaf-like pattern. Yep. I'm all over this design. I couldn't wait to get started. Uh, oh. Toe-up. UH, OH! Magic loop. (I hate toe up. I HATE HATE magic loop.) The last... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at woolythyme
oh, Deb, I hope that happens someday!!! Same goes for any trip you might make to Kentucky!!! (we're home to the quilt show...hint, hint!!!!)
Toggle Commented Jun 7, 2015 on friends.... at woolythyme
great catch!!! :)
Toggle Commented Jun 6, 2015 on This Moment - Stretching at Life With The Crew