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On to #10 Cocktail Shaker
Wednesday, January 13, 2021      10 comments

This is the look. I chose one of the alternate color sets so my dress and turban will be gray. ... Read more
Not quite the big reveal
Tuesday, January 12, 2021      8 comments

For Dolores - The Power Brunch Suit (notice the leopard print purse). ... Read more
Almost done with plying
Sunday, January 10, 2021      10 comments

This is one ginormous bobbin full of plied yarn. I am just getting ready to start plying the second ginormous bobbin. Before I came upstairs this eveni... Read more
Giving Attitude
Friday, January 08, 2021      9 comments

Had a good day at the village but did not get done as much as I wanted because of a phone call with the treasurer of the village board. Needed conversation but I could not believe how much of a time suck it was. What I had fun was preparing... Read more
So not an influencer!
Thursday, January 07, 2021      11 comments

I started on Instagram/Facebook about April 2018 as a way to show what I do at the village. This year Instagram had a program where you could see your 9 most commented posts. Some of the people I follow have between 1-7K hits. I, however, do not... Read more
Tuesday, January 05, 2021      10 comments

That's what I spent much of yesterday afternoon/evening doing - repairing socks. This is the biggest reason I get audio books from the library. I ... Read more
Wind/Unwind/Wind a Bobbin
Monday, January 04, 2021      9 comments

When last I left the village I had a full-enough bobbin of plied yarn; there was still room on the bobbin but it was a good stopping point. I stopped plying when one of the spools that I am plying from ended. Today I emptied the full bobbin... Read more
Much, much later....
Saturday, January 02, 2021      9 comments

Remember on 21 December I said I had a plan for the bobbin that popped off its end for the next day (22 Dec)? The next day finally arrived. Thi... Read more
Finished with 90 minutes to spare!
Friday, January 01, 2021      14 comments

This was the state of Wilson on New Year's Eve around 8... Read more
Neck done
Tuesday, December 29, 2020      12 comments

The neck is complete and the sleeves are going in the sweater. There was more shoveling of driveway, etc. this afternoon so I have not spent a lot o... Read more
Measure more than twice...
Sunday, December 27, 2020      9 comments

I measured numerous times but because of where I was not on a flat surface with a ruler. Did with a measuring tape. One time I even used a handout. I knew it was 8.5"x11". So the sweater front ended up being wrong. I knew something did not look ... Read more
Fiber chicken - related to yarn chicken but not quite the same
Saturday, December 26, 2020      8 comments

This is what I have to spin up (less a little bit as I connected it to the yarn on the bobbin right before I left for the day). ... Read more
For Sableness - The Log House
Thursday, December 24, 2020      8 comments

This is full of photos showing the log house at the village. As you can see it only has logs in the front. Also in the front is an old copper kett... Read more
Full day
Wednesday, December 23, 2020      7 comments

Today started out nice - by the time I got to the village it was sunny and far warmer outside than inside the loom house (57 as opposed to 44 degrees) so I propped the door open while I was weaving. ... Read more
Hooray! Oh Wait! What!!!
Monday, December 21, 2020      16 comments

After two movies and two loads of laundry (different days) I got the yarn plied. One color is called "Turtle Shell" and the other is a Jacob fleece that was overdyed with green that is almost the color of evergreen trees. ... Read more

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