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wife, mom, grandma, knitter, gardener, antiquer, bookworm, cook--trying to tread lightly on this earth
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yep....i'd opt for a bookstore over a pedicure ANY day!!! good choice!!!
Toggle Commented yesterday 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 yesterday 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 3 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 3 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 4 days ago on Hitofude.....update at woolythyme
I've been obsessed distracted.'re next. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago 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 7 days ago at woolythyme
great pattern.....lovely color combo, too!
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on Second Thursday Swatches at Through the Loops!
ouch! hope your hand is in crocheting shape again the shawl! (and the beach!!!)
Toggle Commented 7 days ago 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
Toggle Commented Sep 8, 2014 on Skinny Jeans = Skirt at A Life of Joy
ritual vs obsession.......a very very good description of how life should be, rather than how it often is; good luck in achieving this....thanks for putting some of us (ME!) straight!! important stuff----balance.
Toggle Commented Sep 8, 2014 on the ritual of blogging. at lady cordelia
I couldn't wait any longer to drag out the autumn decorations. (yes, those are last year's dried pods and leaves.) 90 degrees or not. I at least want to pretend it's FALL. It seems to have worked. This morning is a beautiful 60 degrees. (I bet I even have a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2014 at woolythyme
cozying up with a quilt....and a beautiful one at that!!! lovely!
Toggle Commented Sep 5, 2014 on Gathering: cozy for autumn at A Life of Joy
oh, Iris, you are so right! just one more....well, maybe ONE more!
Toggle Commented Sep 5, 2014 on circles, circles....everywhere at woolythyme
I bought them their own bag. Bookhou storage bag from Fringe Supply. (where else?!) Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at woolythyme