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Peggy Stuart's Blog – April 2013 Archive (5)

High Fiber—Progress on All Fronts

I've been spinning some Knit Picks Full Circle Spinning Roving in various colors. Currently, I have "Pigeon" on the wheel. Here are all the colors together:

All that's missing from the photo is the fiber currently on the wheel (although you can see some of the pale-gray "Pigeon" already spun in the basket), and the "Fawn," that was drying while I took…

Added by Peggy Stuart on April 29, 2013 at 8:30am — 9 Comments

High Fiber—Signs of Spring?!

Knit Picks had a sale I couldn't pass up! I've been spinning their Full Circle Spinning Roving for some time. I've started on the second bobbin (out of two) of "Fawn."
My plan is to weave a blanket out of all the different colors, but mostly "Caramel" and "Fawn."…

Added by Peggy Stuart on April 22, 2013 at 8:30am — 10 Comments

High Fiber—Back in the Harnesses!

Common Threads met on Thursday. Brenda has two new grandchildren coming. This quilt is for the boy:

And here's the back:
Barbara was sewing binding on a new quilt:…

Added by Peggy Stuart on April 15, 2013 at 8:30am — 12 Comments

High Fiber—Mat Finish.

Here's a new yarn for you: plastic bags!

(My thanks to Angelkarhu, aka Angel Bear in the Knitting Community, for coming up with this suggestion. Her grandmother made something like this for use in the sauna.) I found the cutting instructions here. You can cut…

Added by Peggy Stuart on April 8, 2013 at 8:30am — 12 Comments

High Fiber—April Fool for Fiber

I've given up all my fiber fun so I can spend the time doing housework and keep my home spotless. Not!
The big quilting news for this week is that Julie finished quilting my Hexagon Quilt. I'm going to use it as a table topper for the little table in our living room, which is currently shoved out of the way to make room for the loom in its temporary…

Added by Peggy Stuart on April 1, 2013 at 8:30am — 12 Comments

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