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High Fiber—Trip to the Coast, Almost

We've spent some time hanging out in various campsites.

And riding for hours in the tow vehicle for our trailer.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on June 12, 2017 at 11:09am — 11 Comments

Quilts for Project Linus

Remember Linus from Peanuts? The little boy with his blankie to his ear and his thumb in his mouth? This character by Charles M. Schultz, the embodiment…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on June 5, 2017 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

High Fiber—Preparing for Travel—Maybe!

The Fair Isle sweater for Lukas is done, shown here modeled by Carter.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on May 29, 2017 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

High Fiber—More Little People and Their Clothes

The French Back-to-school Cardigan for Lukas is done.

Here's Carter, modeling it with the shorts I made to go with it. I made it according to the pattern, but added in an extra increase…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on May 22, 2017 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

High Fiber—Antiques, Old and New, Young and Old

This photo summarizes my week.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on May 15, 2017 at 8:30am — 6 Comments

High Fiber—Gatherings

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Added by Peggy Stuart on May 8, 2017 at 8:30am — 10 Comments

High Fiber—Marching into May

Last week, when Common Threads met at Margareth’s, Lynda finished this shawl.

She didn’t want me to take a photo then, because it needed blocking. It’s the …

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Added by Peggy Stuart on May 1, 2017 at 8:30am — 8 Comments

High Fiber—Little People Causing Trouble

Common Threads met at Margareth's.

Margareth and Karan are participating in a block of the month for …

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Added by Peggy Stuart on April 24, 2017 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

High Fiber—A New Day

I’m up to the sleeves on the Daphne Jr.’s birthday sweater. (I worked the neck ribbing after taking this photo.)…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on April 10, 2017 at 8:30am — 7 Comments

High Fiber—The Pitter-patter of Published Patterns

And then there were four:

 

 

From left, Gabi wearing the medium size as a pullover, Dolly wearing the prototype medium size as a…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on April 3, 2017 at 8:30am — 8 Comments

High Fiber—A Steek in My Heart

Zachary Jr.’s Blue Horizon Fair Isle Sweater is coming along.

Carter is modeling it for me. When it was time to check for sleeve length, the "girls" had to have a look and give their advice.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on March 27, 2017 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

High Fiber—Life in the Steekhouse

Vroni’s “Lavender Fields” sweater is done.

It can be worn as a pullover or as a cardigan. The yarn is…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on March 20, 2017 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

High Fiber--Raising the Steeks

This is Carter.

After an internship as a model for our grandsons' doll clothes, he will be completely outfitted with his own clothes and go on to his paying job (paying, in that he will be bringing in…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on March 13, 2017 at 8:30am — 13 Comments

High Fiber—Make No Missteek

The second steeked doll sweater is finished and on the model.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on March 6, 2017 at 8:30am — 17 Comments

High Fiber—We Don’t Need No Steeking Badges

As I wrote last week, cutting your knitting can be a scary prospect.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on February 27, 2017 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

High Fiber—Altered States

Last week I started working on a doll sweater pattern to help people learn how to make steeks using a small project.

Most of us are intimidated by steeks until we make something using this technique.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on February 20, 2017 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

High Fiber—Quilts!

I finally got to a Vintage Stitchers meeting! 

You have already seen quilt tops and UFOs from Barbara's friend who passed away. The…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on February 13, 2017 at 8:30am — 9 Comments

High Fiber—Welcoming Vroni.

This is Vroni

More about Vroni later. The big project this week was the scarf that has been on my…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on February 6, 2017 at 8:30am — 14 Comments

High Fiber—It Beats a Hamster Wheel!

I managed to get some weaving done this week.

My priority this past week was to…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on January 30, 2017 at 8:30am — 8 Comments

High Fiber—Can I Take a Nap?

Common Threads met at Janet's on Thursday.

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Added by Peggy Stuart on January 23, 2017 at 8:30am — 13 Comments

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