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

High Fiber—Final Finishes

With the end of Tour de Fleece (TdF), most of the participants have moved on (or back) to other projects. 

One of the projects I returned to was the pillow covers, the class project for my Craftsy class, “Floor Loom Weaving.” After the fabric was ready to take off the loom, the next step was to look for errors. Of course, the teacher didn’t have any on hers, so…


Added by Peggy Stuart on July 29, 2013 at 8:30am — 10 Comments

High Fiber—Leonbergers and Spinners and Bears...Oh, My!

Common Threads met this week. Joanie was working on her second Mother Bear bear:

Her first bear is in a knit shop in Salt Lake City, hopefully recruiting more people to make bears for the project, which sends them to children who have HIV or AIDS, mostly in South Africa.

When I said I wanted…


Added by Peggy Stuart on July 22, 2013 at 8:30am — 12 Comments

High Fiber—In All Directions

The Tour de Fleece (TdF) continues. My third “bump” of Full Circle Roving is more than half done. This is the first bobbin of "Carmel."

The second bobbin is on the wheel.

In Bunny Suit progress, the right leg is done. The left leg has been cast on and a couple of inches finished.…


Added by Peggy Stuart on July 15, 2013 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

High Fiber—The Tour Continues....

After the first full week of the Tour de Fleece (TdF), my second “bump” of Full Circle Roving is finished. 

This was my exhausted wheel, Stanzi, a Kromski Sonata, who was ready to ply after a night’s rest. Here’s a look at my progress. (Notice she has her back to the TV. Guess she can't bear to watch the Tour de France!) First the finished “singles”…


Added by Peggy Stuart on July 8, 2013 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

High Fiber—Around and Around With Tour de Fleece...and Other Stuff

Tour de Fleece has begun. Here’s my first finished bobbin:

If you aren’t a spinner and don’t know about the Tour de Fleece, it’s a spinning activity that coincides with the Tour de France every year. We started Saturday. The one I’m participating in is on Ravelry. I’m on Team…


Added by Peggy Stuart on July 1, 2013 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

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