Monthly Archives: March 2014

Dishwasher Repair

Our quiet time in the evening is generally spent watching TV while I knit. Last night after dinner we sat watching Amazing Race while I worked on my current knitting project, when suddenly a hideous noise erupted from the kitchen. … Continue reading

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My Watercolor Quilt is Finished!

  I finally finished the Watercolor Quilt I started months ago. I’m really pleased with the results. I call it “The View from My Sister’s Window”. This quilt depicts the view from my sisters window as I last saw it. … Continue reading

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Mandarin Orange Cool Whip Pie

My husband requested another Cool Whip Pie. I thought I’d play around with the flavor and came up with this. I followed the recipe as in my previous post for my St Patrick’s Day Key Lime Pie. Here’s the recipe … Continue reading

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Book Review – Knits from and English Rose

Today I have the pleasure of reviewing Louisa Harding’s newest book. “Knits from and English Rose” is pure feminine indulgence. The photos are sure to bring out the romantic in anyone. Beautiful models adorned in fabulous knits, wander through elegant … Continue reading

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How to Dye Plant Based Yarn

Often times when we think about yarn, we think Wool. But of course there are many wonderful yarns created from Plant Fibers. I’m referring of course to Cotton, but also included in these are Bamboo, Corn Silk, Rayon, Linen and … Continue reading

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Update on The Wild and Rare Wool Fibers

I spun up a couple more of my Sample Fibers that I showed you in my post titled Wild About Fiber. Today I want to show you the Stanborough Grey, Warhill and the Coopworth. In the early 1900s the Eldridge … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

I’m going to meet a group of friends tomorrow and spend the day Spinning. Creating all that yarn gives us an appetite so we always include a lunch when we get together. It’s nearly St Patrick’s Day so I’m going … Continue reading

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St. Patricks Day Cool Whip Pie

A few weeks ago I was at a friends house for lunch and she served me a Light Raspberry Dessert Pie. It was really good! Apparently it’s a Weight Watcher endorsed treat. Well naturally I had to make one. I … Continue reading

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Book Review -” knit notes”

I recently acquired a copy of “knit notes” by Nadine Curtis. I was really excited to get this one. It’s not so much a book as a workbook. It’s a beautifully arranged place for designers of all experience levels to … Continue reading

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Spring is in the Air

For the past week we have had very cold rainy weather. While I realize much of the country is still getting snow, for us down here in the South, 42 degree rain seems brutal. However today we awoke to blue … Continue reading

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