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Peggy Stuart's Blog – January 2011 Archive (5)

High Fiber--High on Sundance, Quilting and Knitting!

What a busy week! My Vintage Stitchers group met right in the middle of Sundance!

More on quilting later. It has been a busy week at Sundance. Here are some fellow volunteers taking a quick break between films.

Sundance volunteers at break time

We had a little excitement on Sunday, while I was at the opera. There was a demonstration by a handful of people from the Westboro Baptist Church against the film, "Red… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on January 29, 2011 at 12:56pm — 12 Comments

High Fiber--Fans, Films, Fortune and...Fiber

Ta-da! The La Boheme Cardi is done! Here's the back:

...and the front:

This is my first adult-size sweater using fiber I dyed and spun myself. I Navajo-plied the spun Corriedale and knit the cardi in the round using EZ's percentage system, with a steek. I adapted a friend's Scandinavian yoke pattern chart, so there would only be two colors per round.

The dark… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on January 24, 2011 at 8:30pm — 16 Comments

High Fiber--Foto Folio for Fabulous Fiber Fun

I had to start with this photo:

Diane's Drunkard's path

This photo was too beautiful not to lead with! It was from my Vintage Stitchers' meeting on Thursday at Diane's. This is her Drunkard's Path quilt, which she made using the applique method. I… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on January 17, 2011 at 8:30am — 7 Comments

High Fiber--Sewing Surprise and Knitting with My Handspun

This week I finally put the sleeves and body of my La Boheme Cardigan together and started on the yoke pattern:

Here's a detail of the design, which I adapted from my friend Marianne's pattern. (You may remember Marianne from the photo I posted of the pullover that she converted to a cardigan by making a steek. She has since made another cardigan out of a Dale…


Added by Peggy Stuart on January 10, 2011 at 7:05am — 3 Comments

High Fiber--Farewell and Back to Normal

Miss Daphne and her family are on their way home.

You will see in the photo the felted diaper bag in use, Karen's new felted bag she got for Christmas lying in a bin, Daphne in her BSJ. David isn't wearing his scarf in the photo. Here it is in use:



Added by Peggy Stuart on January 5, 2011 at 11:59am — 9 Comments

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