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wife, mom, grandma, knitter, gardener, antiquer, bookworm, cook--trying to tread lightly on this earth
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OH!JOY!OH!JOY!!!!!!! (Gimme a's early. This IS my joyful face.) And I really really really am joyful because this is the beginning of the (drum roll here, even though I can't hear it....) IT'S!THE!YEAR!OF!THE!DOG!!!!! A whole year for ME!ME!ME!ME!ME!!!! (I'm not telling Marley she-who-must-not-be-named. It might go to her head.)... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at woolythyme
47 this June Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on how often does THIS happen? at woolythyme
We've been married a really really really long time!!! Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at woolythyme
oh! the sheep is adorable, too. I'm thinking about ordering another pattern and that one may be ONE!
Toggle Commented Feb 12, 2018 on Little Miss Dotty.... at woolythyme
i so agree.....but the only silver lining there was that the seams were so small!!!
Toggle Commented Feb 12, 2018 on Little Miss Dotty.... at woolythyme
I used some odds and ends of Cascade 220 for the rabbit and some bits and pieces of sport and dk for the clothes and legs. I think the shoes were dk wt. This is pretty much what Julie recommends and the pattern adjusts for the different weight of wool.
Toggle Commented Feb 11, 2018 on Little Miss Dotty.... at woolythyme
Thank you Miss Andi! At the moment, I'm a pretty darn happy girl.
Toggle Commented Feb 11, 2018 on Little Miss Dotty.... at woolythyme
Hello world. My name is Dotty. Am I cute, or what?!? oops. Excuse me. My new furry friend, Freddy...knocked me over....and my bloomers and bunny tail are showing. Please note. That IS a bunny tail. I'm definitely a bunny. I might look just a teeny bit like some other critter..a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2018 at woolythyme
It's warm. It's wooly. It's done. And it fits. Sort of. It's big, like a big, warm, wooly hug....and I'm sort of OK with that. Should I ever knit it again (which I probably won't) I would go down a needle size and a pattern size (could this have been... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2018 at woolythyme
That was a stripey strip blanket I made last year.....random fingering weight yarns, all garter stitch, random width strips, held together with narrow 11 stitch strips. It was one of the most fun blankets I've ever made. Totally mindless, but I love the way it turned out....and loved that it literally ate up all my leftovers!!
Toggle Commented Feb 7, 2018 on happy happy happy happy weekend.... at woolythyme
Hi, My Friends. Freddy here. You might think I'm saying my weekend was so great because I'm surrounded by all this wonderful wooly-ness. Nah. I'm surrounded by wooly-ness all the time. No big deal. I woke up Friday morning, and I saw my food container, my heart pills, and my... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at woolythyme
Yikes?!? Did I know you were in Buffalo, too? Our stint there was many years ago....we left in the early 80s but I remember those early spring snowfalls well.
Toggle Commented Feb 2, 2018 on snowy, icy, snuggly kind of week... at woolythyme
Thank you all for your thoughts. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented Jan 29, 2018 on Sad at woolythyme
Dear Friends, This has been the saddest week of my life. Not just for me, but for everyone who lives in my whole world. There was another school shooting. No community should ever have to live through a school shooting, but for our community, this was our second. This one... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2018 at woolythyme
wool leggings!!!! i love the idea....thanks for a chance to win!!!
Toggle Commented Jan 22, 2018 on Woolen Moss {a soulemama sponsor} at SouleMama
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We got snow. And ice. And COLD. And it totally 'counted'. (If no sign of grass is counts as a real snowfall.) We measured about 8" in the end. Temps dipped into the single digits. It totally 'counted'. Everything shut up and closed down all over town. Schools were... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2018 at woolythyme
OH!DEAR!OH!DEAR!OH!DEAR!!!!DID!I!EVER!MESS!UP!TODAY!!!!!I'M!SORRY!I'M!SORRY!I'M!SO-O-O-!SORRY!!!!! You see. Mommy was talking on the phone to Marley's She-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named's Mommy. I, of course, was hanging out by her feet where I always am, when all of a sudden, I got this uncontrollable urge and I jumped up on the cushy chair (with mommy's favorite embroidered pillow), and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2018 at woolythyme
the way i've been hopping from one thing to another, i sort of feel like Freddy!!!!!!!
Toggle Commented Jan 12, 2018 on never say never.... at woolythyme
Hello, mitered square blanket #4. You know, you weren't supposed to exist. I swore off fingering-weight blankets after mitered-square blanket #3. Actually, truth be told, I was done with them after which point, I divided up ALL the small balls left over and sent them (literally) around the world.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2018 at woolythyme
no.....she's my friend's dog. 13 years old, just like Freddy. We both dread the inevitable in the coming years. :(
Toggle Commented Jan 7, 2018 on meet my friend.... at woolythyme
Happy New Year, my friends. Freddy here. Look at my exceptionally handsome hairdo. If you could have seen me pre-hairdo, you would agree that it really IS exceptionally handsome. I had an extraordinary amount of matts. I really didn't look very dashing. But, now I do. And even though I've... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2018 at woolythyme
I felt the same way about all the waste. In defense of ....well, me! ...some of the use by/expiration dates were 2009 (!!) so obviously I've had a hard time letting go!!! And most of the stuff had been gifted....not things we generally use. I should have donated them right away, but then there is that guilt about giving away a gift. I've been trying hard to discourage gifts; best gifts are always the gift of time!!!
Toggle Commented Jan 5, 2018 on new beginnings... at woolythyme
New project....old yarn...old (and recently repaired---again) needle holder (thank you, Freddy.) See. I have been knitting. Just not very much. I'd rather be taking pictures of knitting. Or pictures of anything. How about the trash I cleaned out of the pantry cupboard this morning? Let me see if I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2018 at woolythyme
Oh miss Judy I got a WHOLE BOX of them!! They are very very yummy. I’m sure your babies would LOVE 💕 them. Your friend Freddy dog 🐶 Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented Dec 29, 2017 on squeaked by another one.... at woolythyme
Merry Christmas, my friends. In spite of tumbling the Christmas tree this year....matting up my hairdo....and dragging in dirt, leaves, and a little poop, I'm happy to report that Sandy Claws saw fit to visit me. He brought me a new 'baby' that squeaks (but I can't hear). Baby had... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2017 at woolythyme