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steph
Kentucky
wife, mom, grandma, knitter, gardener, antiquer, bookworm, cook--trying to tread lightly on this earth
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Loved that book, too. How about the Rosie Project. Light, funny, touching. A different read from Beautiful Ruins, but very good! My daughter's lab never stopped eating underwear.....sigh. We miss Derby, and Robyn misses the excuse that she needs to go buy new undies. Freddy, on the other hand, is now about 10 (he was adopted, so we're not sure his exact age) but he still lives to munch paper (knitting patterns are a delicacy) and gnaw on wooden needles. :) Good luck. (I had a dog who ate a sofa once....so these little 'inconveniences' are sort of put in perspective in Freddy's case)
Toggle Commented 2 hours ago on into the fall at lady cordelia
I must admit, I've only seen it (up close and personal) in a solid color.....I'm wondering if there are photos in the project section of Rav??? Off the cuff thinking....I'm afraid a real variegated would be lost with all the lace; a very subtle variegation might work just fine.
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Sometimes you just have to MAKE it happen. Knitted acorns, 2 cm felted balls from craft store. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at woolythyme
hee hee....I do!!!
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Hitofude, please stop whining..... at woolythyme
oh my goodness, it's looking like fall!!!!! wishing i was sharing some of it.....still beastly hot here, and looking like several more weeks worth of 90 degrees ahead!!! Phew. I'm ready to join you with cooler, more colorful weather! Hoping this is a wonderful weekend for you Tracy. It's a long Labor Day weekend here....some family, some friends for us. it should be a good one!
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Nature: August Break at A Life of Joy
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Dear Hitofude, I'm sorry I didn't 'feature' you on the 'Yarnalong' yesterday. I know you're worried. You are right. There IS a lot of competition for attention around this household lately. Maybe a bit too much. Umaro found himself out of hibernation and kept me company though a couple of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at woolythyme
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In an effort to once again coordinate my knitting with my book cover (just kidding), I cast on another pew shawl for our church needlearts ministry. It's a boring, uninspiring 3 x 3 double moss pattern, using large(r) needles that I pretty much despise. The one saving grace is that... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at woolythyme
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of course, you can join the knitalong!!!! we're so loosey goosey on this one that you don't even need to be knitting the same thing!!!!
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on Hitofude, anyone????? at woolythyme
couldn't be loosier or goosier!!!!
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on Hitofude, anyone????? at woolythyme
no timetable here at all! join the fun!!! (i know you will!!!!!)
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on Hitofude, anyone????? at woolythyme
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I started Hitofude last week, finished three repeats on chart one, and shifted my love to Funky Grandpa. I know. I'm fickled with my sweater-love this season. Two sweaters on the needles already. This really is so unlike my usual sweater-knitting habit....of waiting until the first really cold day to... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at woolythyme
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you have THE BEST laugh!!!! Enjoy the journey this time around!
Toggle Commented Aug 24, 2014 on chrysalis at lady cordelia
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I couldn't leave him like this. (well, I HAD left him like that for months....adding a body part to the pile as I finished it, but once the parts were all there....) At first, I thought I could just do the head. That was too creepy having a 'Chucky'-like stray... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2014 at woolythyme
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Does this little guy look just a teeny bit queasy? a tad bloated? He's just consumed an entire starfish. (You may be asking why there was a starfish setting out on our back patio---in the heartland of America--hundreds of miles from the coast? Long, uninteresting story. It didn't need to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at woolythyme
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I've finished the book....The Road by Cormac McCarthy...since I took the picture. Haunting. Dark. Terrorizing. Heartbreaking. A love story. It tears at your heart. I may never recover from it. No wonder it has received so many accolades since it was written in 2006. (The Pulitzer Prize, James Tait Black... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at woolythyme
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happy anniversary!!!! with all going on in your busy life, so glad that you'll be bringing all us along for the ride. Once a week will keep us connected!!!! Can't wait to see that music career soar!
Toggle Commented Aug 19, 2014 on Committed to Monday. at lady cordelia
oh, my----I can't let a day go by without a wee bit of knitting somewhere! (those stolen hours/minutes really add up, you know!!!) I think you are just moving towards that 'nesting' part of the year.....me? I must nest all year long.
Toggle Commented Aug 19, 2014 on in my hands at SouleMama
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slightly asymmetrical... Margrathea wraps beautifully... stays put... has lovely details... and joined the ranks of 'the favorites'! * * * * * * * * * * * * * still a couple days left for the blogiversary giveaway! Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2014 at woolythyme
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hee, hee.....hidden in the baskets on the top shelf!
Toggle Commented Aug 16, 2014 on Stash re-organization...... at woolythyme
what a harvest!!!! i've never planted garlic....fall planting? late summer harvest? sounds as if i can jump in on this one this year still. :)
Toggle Commented Aug 15, 2014 on garden journal :: 08.07.14 at four wild blueberries
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Before: (EEEEEEEK!!!!!) AFTER: Better. MUCH better. And look!!! An empty cubby!!!! I'm off to go yarn shopping. * * * * * * * * * * * * Many, many thanks to you all for the kind blogiversary wishes!!! If you haven't had a chance to enter the little... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at woolythyme
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In my kitchen: Yes, this IS last week's blueberry buckle, although it IS this week's picture of it, which shows how long it will keep. Trust me, it's still moist and yummy. I know because I ate that whole big piece and left Freddy only a couple crumbs. (hee hee....he... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at woolythyme
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good luck with that mantra!! (I thought it was mine, too. hee hee!)
Toggle Commented Aug 13, 2014 on pin loom-ing.... at woolythyme
and I copycatted Tien (autumngeisha)....I'm finding that wool felts just the slightest when you put an iced drink on it and it gets damp. Improves with use!!!
Toggle Commented Aug 12, 2014 on pin loom-ing.... at woolythyme
I thought I could stop after one or two.....WRONG!
Toggle Commented Aug 12, 2014 on pin loom-ing.... at woolythyme