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Trains on the road trip
Sunday, November 26, 2017      4 comments

Yesterday Sister and I had a road trip to get her rings checked (guaranteed for life if she has them checked every six months) and me to pick up knitting I had in an exhibit. On the way there we stopped at an alternative grocery story that sets ... Read more
Weaving at Home
Thursday, November 23, 2017      4 comments

For the last number of years in September at the Fall Festival I would have the same thoughts: "I'm weaving here and I really enjoy it so why cannot I get my loom threaded up at home to weave there?????" I now am threaded! I am weaving! I a... Read more
Closing up the Loom House
Thursday, November 16, 2017      6 comments

Today was the last very cold day weaving in the loom house. Temp when I started was only 32 degrees F. The loom with the table mats is now empty. Now I just need to do the enclosed edges to finish them (along with the baby blanket on my home loo... Read more
Color even on a dull, rainy day
Sunday, November 12, 2017      5 comments

On a lark Dearly Beloved and I went to a sponsored craft show at a local hotel. Found a former workmate; we were able to chat a little. After we took a walk in the attached wetlands park. We had been there before but it had been awhile. Today is... Read more
Thursday, November 09, 2017      3 comments

Yesterday afternoon we walked (slowly getting my leg back) at the prairie park. Just before I snapped this photo the second owl near the top of the tree dropped off for dinner. ... Read more
Baby Blanket Started
Wednesday, November 08, 2017      6 comments

One of my younger sisters is expecting a grandchild in December. She sent me a photo of fabric being used in the nursery and asked for a woven blanket to match. Yesterday I finally finished the design, rechecked all my calculations, and started ... Read more
Quiet, Almost Boring
Monday, November 06, 2017      3 comments

I started my day with my normal unemployment computer work. As soon as I completed that we were out the door to the outlet mall. I had coupons. We needed to replace our hotpads and Dearly Beloved was looking for a certain kind of shirt. We also ... Read more
Not the last day for Winter!
Saturday, November 04, 2017      4 comments

I have at least two more days in the loom house because there are tours in November. It will also take that amount of time to finish off the second loom's weaving and set up the display for winter, I think. I am removing my completed woven thing... Read more
Last day for the Winter?
Friday, November 03, 2017      2 comments

Today I am at the loom house to weave off two of the looms, the large one with a scarf and the middle one with the table mats. The tiny loom I want to move to the main building so I can finish that scarf where it is warm and people will see it. ... Read more
Teaching Brioche
Thursday, November 02, 2017      0 comments

Yesterday went better than I could have expected. I had to do some thinking on the fly as three of the four people knitting swatches hold their yarn in the right hand rather than the left. It was a bit puzzling to me how to get the yarnovers don... Read more
Teaching at Knitters Group
Wednesday, November 01, 2017      1 comments

What was I thinking?!? I volunteered, without anyone asking, to teach brioche at the knitters meeting today. I think it was partially because I was feeling very comfortable with the technique and I know one of the other knitters was bouncing all... Read more
Sitting here with my cup
Monday, October 23, 2017      5 comments

Thinking about my past week and my week to come. Right now I seem to be gone more than I am at home so I feel like nothing is getting done. That is not exactly true but when I leave the house early or try to get a lot of things done before I lea... Read more
Changed Day
Thursday, October 19, 2017      3 comments

Today Dearly Beloved and I were planning on driving north, leafing. Instead I am cleaning and doing everything that I did not do this week because I was gone Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday. It is all good. Not what I planned but it will work for me.... Read more
Spin-In and Prince George
Sunday, October 15, 2017      3 comments

Yesterday was the annual Spin-In that I host at the Historical Village. We had quite a group. Not as big as I hoped but a goodly number spinning away when the tour group came through. One of the high points was showing the loom house to a long-t... Read more
Tuesday, October 10, 2017      2 comments

At the loom house because there is a slight chance that the tour will brave the rain and come out. In the meantime I wove on the large loom before I realized that I need to save that to be certain I can weave on it for the las... Read more

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