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Flying to the finish
Thursday, November 26, 2020      12 comments

Now that the pieces are off the blocking board this is flying toward the finish. All I need to do is the sleeve and side seams, work in all the end... Read more
I win!!
Wednesday, November 25, 2020      12 comments

I win at thread chicken! Just finished a mask with this on the spool. ... Read more
Silliness times two!
Sunday, November 22, 2020      13 comments

Dolores is an ongoing thing of Franklin Habit, person extraordinaire. Here are the two latest photos of Dolores. One ready for the beach (not in November!!!) and as the Sugar Plum Fairy. I just need to block and stitch her next outfit. Lot... Read more
Moving on!
Friday, November 20, 2020      10 comments

This is how my bobbin looked after I unwove the inch of fabric to correct my weaving error. Then I started weaving and did not stop until I had emptied... Read more
Many inches forward and now one back
Wednesday, November 18, 2020      11 comments

Got to the loom house early this morning - early before the village is even open now that we are on winter hours (11am-3pm). I planned on only being in the loom house since I had to be back in Iowa City for a meeting in early afternoon. Fir... Read more
Ply, Ply, Ply your yarn
Friday, November 13, 2020      9 comments

This was the last bit of spinning needed to finish off the fleece. ... Read more
Not the formal photo
Tuesday, November 10, 2020      8 comments

Behold! Dolores, the Sugar Plum Fairy! I changed her outfit for one of my zoom knitters group meeting and just stuck her in the corner. Excuse the ... Read more
Day two in the wind
Monday, November 09, 2020      6 comments

Yesterday on our outing we had winds that were strong enough that I had to weigh down my periodicals. Using a large basked blocked much of wind but there were still bits that got around it and made taking notes hard. Today we went to a differen... Read more
Cruising for a bruising
Sunday, November 08, 2020      10 comments

Early this afternoon I had had it. Swine Cat was being pestiferous to the max and was going to get more than just shoved out the door before I shut him out of the computer room. I packed some reading, some knitting, some coffee, some apples, som... Read more
A Different Advent Calendar
Saturday, November 07, 2020      9 comments

We found a different kind of advent calendar. Thi... Read more
How is this even possible?
Wednesday, November 04, 2020      10 comments

How is this even possible? The lilacs are blooming a... Read more
All by myself...
Tuesday, November 03, 2020      12 comments

Best laid plans the night before. Dearly Beloved said yes to walking this morning but when push came to shove, he did not. I did. One thing I wanted... Read more
On the road again....
Monday, November 02, 2020      9 comments

Today was road tripping. First stop was about an hour away to take 3 lbs of wool to a new-to-me mill and see how it looks when it comes back ready to spin. My friends Christian and Michelle have a mill but it is further away and they are 10... Read more
Two days in a row!
Saturday, October 31, 2020      14 comments

Does not happen very often that I can get Dearly Beloved out of the house for walking two days in a row! But it was a good one. This was the moon ... Read more
Waking early
Friday, October 30, 2020      14 comments

Up early enough that we had to wait a bit before before we left the house because it was overcast and a bit dark to walk and kick our tennis ball ba... Read more

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