Author Archives: Dona

Happy Thanksgiving!

I hope you have a wonderful Turkey Day! I’m looking forward to a traditional feast with my family this Thanksgiving! We will be in my daughters new house. We aren’t quite done with the renovations yet. And they have not … Continue reading

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My Back Water Abbey Hat

Last April I had the opportunity to go to Yarn Fest in Colorado. In the midst of this trip were the plans I’d been making for my month long vacation to the UK and Ireland with my husband. Eager for … Continue reading

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DIY Dryer Balls

These days it makes sense to look for ways to save on household bills. One way to lower your energy bill is to add these colorful Wool Dryer Balls to your dry cycle when doing laundry. These simple tennis ball … Continue reading

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN !!!

Have a safe and Happy Halloween! Don’t let the spooks and goules get you!  

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Is There Fiber in a Pumpkin?

Well there may not be a lot of fiber in a typical pumpkin, but there is lots in my little pumpkin patch! I’ve been having some fun knitting up a few of these cute stuffed ones. I looked at several … Continue reading

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Fox Paws – Not Your Average Knitting Pattern

Have you ever seen a knitting pattern and instantly knew you HAD to make it? It’s happened to me more than once. My latest must do pattern was Fax Paws by Zandy Peters. What’s more I knew right away that … Continue reading

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KC’s Not So Great Adventure

It’s been a long while since I’ve posted anything. Life has been very busy – in a good way. But I have a story that I’d like to share before I begin to try to catch up on the rest … Continue reading

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Simple Summer Weaving

Ever notice how in the Summer, you just want things to stay simple? I often find myself putting off those complicated projects and reaching for something easy. That way if somebody suddenly yells, “Last one in the pool s a … Continue reading

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Raising Silk Worms!

They say that interesting people have interesting friends. I must be pretty interesting, if you go by that! Take a look at what one of my friends has been up to! She’s been raising Silk Worms! I’m so jealous… Now … Continue reading

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Marley

We said good bye to Marley today. He’s been going downhill for a while now. We did all that I know how to do, but he was continuing to fail, so I made the decision to have him put down. … Continue reading

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