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Elizabeth
Southern California
Interests: Fiber Arts, Crochet, Spinning, Knitting
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I have missed this space and I am glad to be back. I won't be posting a lot, right away. But I will be posting here and there, as I begin to share this new exciting phase in my life. Last year I completed my yoga teacher certification and I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2014 at Twin Girls Yarn
I love posts like this! I don't own any fiber animals but I do get raw fleeces from a local alpaca ranch. My favorite to spin!!!
Toggle Commented Jun 26, 2013 on a fiber update at SouleMama
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This creation has been a long time coming and soon there will be many, many more. I am so excited to finally be able to share my first dreamcatcher. There is only one piece missing, but it will be added soon and I will reveal that when it is ready.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2013 at Twin Girls Yarn
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I completed my very first SAL (spin-along)! It was a blast and I cannot wait to sign up for the next one. For this SAL, I chose the Doctor Who Weeping Angels Batt. I didn't know what it was going to look like until it arrived on my front door... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2013 at Twin Girls Yarn
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"Sidewalk Chalk" Alpaca, Merino | Navajo Plied "Apple Orchard" 100% Alpaca | Navajo Plied "Emerald Forest" Alpaca, Merino, Teeswater | Navajo Plied "Autumn Evening" Alpaca, Merino, Wensleydale, Wool | Bubble Plied "Raspberry Lollipop" 100% Shetland Wool | Racing Stripe Single "Sticky Bun" Alpaca, Merino, Novelty Yarn | Corespun Autowrap "Mother... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2013 at Twin Girls Yarn
Yup! My favorite alpacas in the entire world!
Toggle Commented Mar 11, 2013 on 10/52 at Twin Girls Yarn
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"A portrait of my children, once a week, every week in 2013" Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2013 at Twin Girls Yarn
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"A portrait of my children, once a week, every week in 2013" I completely forgot to share my 52 Project with you this past weekend. A lot of stressful stuff going on around here lately. But I remembered this morning and so here it is. I have to say that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2013 at Twin Girls Yarn
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"Stained Glass" A Hobbledehoy Batt | Merino, BFL Top, Bamboo Viscose Top, Uncarded Bamboo, Tencel Top, Faux Cashmere, Firestar, Fine Alpaca, Angelina Sparkle, Sari Silk, Yarn Scraps, Baby BFL Locks, BFL Fleece/Locks | Coil Spun "Peach Cobbler" Alpaca, Merino Top, Sari Silk Threads | Bulky Two Ply with Novelty Yarn... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2013 at Twin Girls Yarn
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"A portrait of my children, once a week, every week in 2013" Gracie is suddenly looking at the camera and smiling when I ask. THIS. IS. HUGE. Before it was a very rare capture and now, she loves to "cheese" for the camera. She also loves to take her iPad... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2013 at Twin Girls Yarn
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Here is a batch of recent hand spun yarn, named by friends on Facebook. Thanks so much to everyone who participated. So many great suggestions! I will have another batch of yarns to name next week, so if you don't already, head over and 'like' Twin Girls Yarn on Facebook... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2013 at Twin Girls Yarn
Hi Bobbi! I am so glad you love the booties! They are a huge hit with the babies. I am all set in alpaca fiber right now, but I will keep you in mind for sure when I need more. Thanks!
Toggle Commented Feb 20, 2013 on 7/52 at Twin Girls Yarn
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"A Portrait of my children, once a week, every week in 2013" I took this on Valentine's Day, so this week instead of two portraits, I present one with both of my babies. Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Twin Girls Yarn
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Remember "Sherlock", this beautiful hand spun yarn? My brother-in-law, Nick, who named this yarn, also purchased it and commissioned a scarf. I am in love with how it turned out! I hope you love it too, Nick! Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2013 at Twin Girls Yarn
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Ava building words with her Daddy I had a hard time choosing between these two shots of Gracie playing her guitar. I thought they told the story well together. I will put them in a side by side layout for the photo book at the end of the year. "A... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2013 at Twin Girls Yarn
I love taking one thing and making several things with it. One of my favorites is Rotisserie Chicken. You can pick one of these up at the store OR you could make your own in the slow cooker the night before. When I make my own, I use a slow... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2013 at Twin Girls Yarn
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" A portrait of my children, once a week, every week in 2013" Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2013 at Twin Girls Yarn
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"A portrait of my children, once a week, every week in 2013" Posting a couple of days early this week because I plan on not doing any work this weekend. These shots are from this morning. Taken while waiting for the bus. Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2013 at Twin Girls Yarn
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In this new blog series I will be sharing my current crochet projects. This batch of projects are all pieces that I will be selling or that I have been commissioned to make. Now I truly believe that you should "never say never" but I think this might be my... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2013 at Twin Girls Yarn
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I am learning how to knit. Slowly. In my very limited free time. I knitted a hat and it turned out, so that was good for my confidence. I know I made mistakes but I used some of my hand spun art yarn and you can't see the mistakes. I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2013 at Twin Girls Yarn
Oooh, nevermind! I found it! :)
Toggle Commented Jan 24, 2013 on A PICTURE AN HOUR at BLEUBIRD BLOG
I just love this series! BTW, what Espresso machine do you have? I am in the market and I like the looks of that one. Do you like it? :)
Toggle Commented Jan 24, 2013 on A PICTURE AN HOUR at BLEUBIRD BLOG
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My latest set of yarns, fresh off the wheel and going with me to SWRAS to be sold. I do have a crochet project in mind for one of them, but if I make a wearble piece with any of my yarns slated for SWRAS, I will be selling it... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2013 at Twin Girls Yarn
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"A portrait of my children, once a week, every week in 2013" Grace - loves laying on the table and playing with her iPad. Also loves holding an empty ear plug box. Ava - always twirls her hair when she drinks her milk. Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2013 at Twin Girls Yarn
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"Sherlock" Alpaca, Superfine Merino | Coil Plied with Novelty Yarn 94 Yards | 6 oz. | 5-6 WPI | $80 I recently posted a bunch of my hand spun yarns that I will be selling at the SWRAS show in February. However, "Sherlock" will not be going because it SOLD!... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2013 at Twin Girls Yarn