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  • Woolgatherings in February
  • Fiber Fever Friday #23
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  • Ta-Da! Tuesday #22
  • Autumn…
  • Fiber Fever Friday #24

WIP Wednesday #27

Happy Work In Progress Wednesday Everyone!

 

I love to knit, read, and — although you wouldn’t know it lately — I love this blog. So each Wednesday I like to join the knitting community in sharing my current read and WIP…

 

Having just released her newest book, I am currently reading through the hilarious Stephanie Pearl McPhee’s, The a Amazing Thing About The Way It Goes. It was released yesterday and I’m happy for Stephanie that it sold out on Amazon the same day! Luckily we live in an enlightened age and I am not only to able to write this post from my iPad, but I can also read a digital copy of the book!

 

My current knit is the Retro Redux Shrug from Pam Allen’s Lace Style. I saw a store sample of this knit and I immediately wanted to knit it. This pattern is a luxuriously rich piece of knitting made up entirely of ribbing and the Brioche Lace Stitch. The yarn is Malabrigo’s Worsted in the color way Oceanos…

 

I would love to see what you are working on and reading! Post a photo on your own blog, Picasa, or Instagram and share it using the magic link below!

 

Happy Knitting — and Reading — Everyone!

 

Joining Ginny for Yarn Along and Tamis Amis for WIP Wednesday. Be sure to check them out!

 

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Woolgatherings in February

Hey All, Last year R and I decided to sign up for the Spirit Trail Fiberworks Yarn and Fiber clubs.  They were 8 month clubs and each month we received two skeins of hand dyed yarn and 8 ounces of hand dyed fiber.  It was a wonderful club and by the end we had amassed… 

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Autumn…

Hey All, The other day I was walking into my workplace and without warning I caught a sense of the coming seasonal change into Autumn.  I thought about this for most of the day and I could never really place what it was that brought it to my attention — I could just feel it happening…. 

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Update Wednesday

Hello Everyone! I am happy to announce that good changes have been happening for us in our Miniature Schnauzer Fostering! For those of you who missed their previous introduction, we picked up 2 fosters in early May — one blind and both malnourished.  These poor dogs had been eating terribly unhealthy food causing a host… 

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Ta-Da! Tuesday #26

Happy Ta-Da! Tuesday Everyone! Today’s Ta-Da! is Egeblad: In the last WIP Wednesday post, you saw that I was working on a knitted lace doily. The pattern can be found here and the yarn used was an antique colored cotton crochet thread in a size 10. The needles were size 0 Addi lace circular needles…. 

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