Monthly Archives: August 2013

Hat Pattern – test version

I finished the Hat that I spun the yarn for in my recent post Spinning By the Pool – Yarn That Is! As you can see, I only needed a small bit of it. I plan to offer this pattern, … Continue reading

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Lunch by the Pool

Today is gorgeous. I know Labor Day is right around the corner and that is a traditional day for BBQ. However, I’ve been craving a big fat hamburger for a few days now. Bill is home today so I decided … Continue reading

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DIY Self Striped Yarn

This is a really fun project that I did a quite a while ago. I still have the socks so I guess it was a successful outcome. These are the first socks I ever made! For my Birthday that year … Continue reading

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Spinning by the Pool – Yarn that is!

I’m working on another hat pattern and I found myself in need of some hand spun lavender yarn. I’m not a huge purple person, so I didn’t have any. I did find a bit of wool roving that someone had … Continue reading

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Wasp Attack!

Today didn’t start out too well for me. I was checking on one of our chickens in the barn this morning. She had been mauled by something yesterday and is recovering under the nesting boxes. She seems to be doing … Continue reading

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Reversable Cabled Scarf

I’ve been working on this scarf for what seems like an eternity and I finally, finally finished it!!! I don’t even remember where I found the pattern. I had transposed it onto a piece of paper and now I have … Continue reading

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Double Pointed Needle Case Tutorial

I’ve seen a lot of cases out there that will hold all your double pointed needles at once. I prefer to have mine kept as a sized set. Here’s a quick little project that will make a case for each … Continue reading

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Hand Pies For Dinner!

I have been intrigued by Hand Pies since I began watching Game of Thrones. They talk about them a lot… Anyway, I wanted to make some for dinner last night using beef. I think they came out rather good! Here’s … Continue reading

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My Sister’s Shawl

Sunday was my Sisters Birthday. Normally this would mean a phone call and an hour or so of girlish chatter. She would tell me her plans for the day and I would tell her that I missed her and wish … Continue reading

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Pork Shoulder and Cilantro Crock Pot Recipe

I made the most delicious dinner last night. Here’s the recipe if you want to give it a try. You won’t be sorry! It takes a bit of planning ahead, but it’s really very simple. And it’s off the charts … Continue reading

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