Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Here We Go Again

Yes, I have been an absentee blogger. It's not for lack of DOING things, though:

Holly Jean Mittens & Hat - Pre-Block

Bova Book


It's That Time Again!

Color Progression Spinning

Cobb Salad: The Most Heavenly of the Salad Genre


Hello Yarn Knee Socks!

The Spam Museum

Potholders Galore!

Blah Blah Quilt, Blah Blah Done, Blah Blah

Orchard Singles


....and now, here we are, approaching July, which means I need to consider some things for the Tour de Fleece:

Some Things To Consider - Tour de Fleece

Tour de Fleece runs July 3 - July 25! I'll be participating as a member of Team HelloYarn/Sassenacho/TimeBenders and also Team Monkey Farts! And somehow I will manage to blog more, as well :)

*** ETA some information: From top to bottom:
- Holly Jean Hat & Mitten, test-knit in Cascade 220. Super-duper pattern, soon to be available from zigzagstitch!
- Bova Book, handbound by me as a teaching model in my Cloth Case Bookbinding Workshop.
- Magical Scissors, paper cutout, about 5" x 7". Cut with a #16 X-Acto® blade out of Canson Ingres scrap papers. I want to make 100 of these, all with different 70s & 80s lyrics accompanying tools :)
- Bookbinding Models for my Non-Adhesive Bookbinding Workshop.
- Color Progression Insanity - handspun by me using Club Fibers from Hello Yarn, Southern Cross Fibres, and Spunky Eclectic.
- Cobb Salad, my all-time favorite salad.
- Handwoven continuous hand-towel for next tot he sink. FINALLY completed, after 2 years or so.
- Hello Yarn Knee-High Socks! Knit while the passenger on MidWest road-trip!
- The Spam Museum. Visited on our way from Iowa to Minneapolis.
- My haul during the 2010 Potholder Swap - lovely lovely hand-crocheted potholders by Lynda, Kathy, Susanne, Beth, and Cathy (click through for Flickr details).
- Quilt I made for D's mom before we headed out to Iowa.
- Delicious "Orchard" Romney singles - me-spun, Spunky Eclectic-dyed. Purchased at SPA.
- Wonderful, wonderful pork.
- Some things I am considering spinning during the TdF. :)


  1. Good lord! Amazing! But I think we need some explanation under some of them. The book, for instance: Did you bind that yourself? I love it! The scissors/Don't Stop Believing item: How? From what material? The blue, green, and yellow yarns - any dyer's notes? These are all gorgeous projects. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Dear Lord! That is incredible! Every piece of... wait, is that bacon? Dear Lord.

    Beautiful :)

  3. Yeah, I'd say you've been busy..... It all looks gorgeous!