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High Fiber––Blossoms and Feathers

The Brioche Shawl Feathers shawl is coming along. 



I put in a lifeline, which I move every few inches. The buttons are to keep the lifeline from coming…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on April 12, 2021 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

High Fiber––More Brioche, Adventures in Publishing and Easter

The adventures with brioche knitting continue. Here's how it looked on Friday.

By Sunday, it looked like…
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Added by Peggy Stuart on April 5, 2021 at 8:30am — No Comments

High Fiber––Careful Ventures

Quilters, I'm down to another corner.

The corners are much more interesting. However, the cross-hatching is easy to do and makes a nice background for the feathers.…
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Added by Peggy Stuart on March 29, 2021 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

High Fiber––Warm Hands, Hot Tea and Clean Dishes

The tea cozy is done. This one seems to keep the tea hotter than the old one. Maybe it's the deep ribs.



I altered the pattern a bit, because my teapot is smaller, really a one-person teapot. Here is the Ravelry project page with information on my…
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Added by Peggy Stuart on March 22, 2021 at 8:30am — No Comments

High Fiber––The 2021 Yarn Crawl Comes to an End

Well, the yarn crawl is over. The all-day Zoom event was a real highlight.


Each of the shops will have their hour available recorded on YouTube. Eventually, they will have their Zoom presentations available, although it may take a few…
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Added by Peggy Stuart on March 15, 2021 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

High Fiber––Rose City Yarn Crawl!

Pippa's Red Crocus sweater is done.
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Added by Peggy Stuart on March 8, 2021 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

High Fiber––Another Mystery Knit-along in the History Books

The Rose City Yarn Crawl Mystery Knit-along is off the needles, and blocked.





The brioche was easier,…
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Added by Peggy Stuart on March 1, 2021 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

High Fiber––Flipping Sides

Here's how it looked half-way through Clue #3, the brioche stitches. 





The Mystery Knit-along is coming along, but I still haven't started the last clue.…
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Added by Peggy Stuart on February 22, 2021 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

High Fiber––Brioche!

Brioche!

No, not the kind you can eat. This kind:…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on February 15, 2021 at 8:30am — 8 Comments

High Fiber––Busy, Busy!

Here's how my project for the Rose City Yarn Crawl Mystery Knit Along looked after Clue #2. …

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Added by Peggy Stuart on February 8, 2021 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

High Fiber––A Shot in the Fairgrounds

We took a ride to the Deschutes County Fairgrounds this week. That gave me some knitting time in the car. This is my project for the Rose City Yarn Crawl Mystery Knit-Along.…



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Added by Peggy Stuart on February 1, 2021 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

High Fiber––Finishing a Few Things

This was a big week for finishing things. Pippa's Winter Fair Isle Sweater is finished, for one.…





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Added by Peggy Stuart on January 25, 2021 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

High Fiber––Stitch by Stitch and Drop by Drop

Pippa's Fair Isle sweater is coming along. I will probably finish it today. Here's the front.…



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Added by Peggy Stuart on January 18, 2021 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

High Fiber––A Quiet Week

It may have been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon, but not at my place. 





As I'm sure was the case with most people, especially in…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on January 11, 2021 at 8:30am — No Comments

High Fiber––Hello, 2021!

I spent my birthday plotting out a new chart for a smaller doll sweater. I've been knitting it this week. I'm already almost to the neck.

It should have…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on January 4, 2021 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

High Fiber––2020 Goes On...and On! Part II

Just to catch up on the quilting:

I'm working on the swag now, and I'm right at the first corner. In some places the cross-hatching right above the swag needs to be completed. Soon I'll be finishing the outer edges, and it's going faster, now that the book is (mostly) out…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on December 28, 2020 at 8:30am — No Comments

High Fiber—2020 Goes On...and On

To start off, here is some actual quilting:



With some of the other projects done, I've been able to get some quilting done, in spite of the…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on December 21, 2020 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

High Fiber—Start of the Season

Wow! Santa read one of the lessons at church on Sunday! Seriously!

It really is Santa, as you can see in this…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on December 14, 2020 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

High Fiber—Holiday Preparation

At least one project was finished this week.



This sweater is the Steampunk Blouse, a free pattern by a person on Ravelry…
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Added by Peggy Stuart on December 7, 2020 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

High Fiber—Not Shopping

Somehow, with everything, some hand-quilting got done.
I'm finally to one corner, so it's a little more interesting work. 

I found my sourdough starter had grown a bit, so after…
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Added by Peggy Stuart on November 30, 2020 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

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