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High Fiber: Fiber Fun With Altitude!

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Park City, Utah
About Me:
Knits, quilts, spins, weaves, hikes and snowshoes with poodles Rocky and Sunny. Learned to knit in 1950! Addicted to socks, and participated in Sock Wars III as "Sox Pox." Started spinning in December 2008 and participated in the Ravelympics in 2010 and Tour de Fleece in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Went to Sock Summit in 2011. Now I'm weaving and have a floor loom! This is my favorite website!
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Peggy Stuart's Blog

Angels' Wings

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 8:30am 13 Comments

In place of my regular blog post this week, I decided to hold sort of a celebration of life for my dear friend, who passed away early Thursday after a prolonged illness.

I invited a few people to share their memories of Susan. If you have memories to share, you can add them in…

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High Fiber—Monkey Brain

Posted on September 22, 2014 at 8:30am 8 Comments

My Mr. F. is moving along.







He's still headless, but at least he has arms now. They look rather flabby, though. I need to take him to Silver Sneakers with me so he can lift some weights.



Mr. F. has been a major UFO since 2009, when I got two arms and one leg done (almost) and quit. Now he's…

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High Fiber—Nesting for Winter, Part II

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 8:30am 7 Comments

The quilt for Habitat for Humanity's Overall Ball fundraiser is coming along. I finished putting the blocks together with sashing, corner stones and a border.







This involved a consult with Janet and another one with Julie, as we were trying to get by with fabrics on hand. I was scrambling, but…

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High Fiber—Nesting for Winter

Posted on September 8, 2014 at 8:30am 37 Comments

Why is my yarn stash in guest room?





This isn't even all of it. Not all of the yarn is in view. I would need a wide-angle lens to get it all in.

Back to the question: A few months ago we discovered we had moths, originating in our Navajo rugs in the storeroom. While I was sad about…

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High Fiber—Cutting Up and Getting Out

Posted on September 1, 2014 at 8:30am 10 Comments

The main activity for this week was my "Reflections of Butterflies in Lemonade" quilt top.







I started this quilt on Tuesday. It's the Disappearing Hourglass block from Missouri Star's Quilt Block magazine, the latest issue. There's also a video of how to make it on…

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High Fiber—UFO-a-go-go.

Posted on August 25, 2014 at 8:30am 16 Comments

I had several irons in the fire this week, but the big news is, I'm coming down the home stretch on my Delectable Pathways quilt.

I got the top pretty much put together yesterday. I still have some appliqué to do on leaves that cross over seams. There are also two seams to sew, left…

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High Fiber—Needles and Pins

Posted on August 18, 2014 at 8:33am 16 Comments

Chugging away on the Delectable Pathways quilt:

This is the last of three panels, and I only have two more flowers left to appliqué. 

The Puyallup Socks are done and on my feet:…

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High Fiber—Grandpa's Little Dividend

Posted on August 11, 2014 at 8:30am 19 Comments

As you know, our trip to Oregon was necessitated by the arrival of our fifth grandchild and third grandson.

It gave us an excuse to visit our younger son and his family. Soren (now a big brother) especially enjoyed feeding dog kibble to the pups. (He also fed some to…

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High Fiber—A Look Back, Part II: Quilting

Posted on August 4, 2014 at 8:30am 4 Comments

Last week, we had a look at some of my older knitting projects. This week I'm going to show you some of my quilting projects from yesteryear, before I started my blog. Let's start with my first quilt ever...sort of:…

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High Fiber—A Look Back, Part I: Knitting

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 8:30am 13 Comments

While I'm on vacation, I thought I would report on some knitting projects I've made over the years, before I started my blog. For example, this is the first sweater I made for Charlie (my DH). 

As long as I've known him, he's been an avid skier. (It's funny; he didn't look like this when I married him. He's still pretty cute,…

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At 9:27pm on May 14, 2013, Tate Shannon said…
I don't have any poodles personally, but I hav had the blessing of working with them. I live on a ranch where my main fiber sources are my Rambouillet sheep, the lifeblood of west Texas.
At 9:19pm on March 5, 2013, Dawn S. said…

I am finally learning this a little at a time, thanks to you! My new friend :-)

At 7:10pm on March 5, 2013, Dawn S. said…

Hi Peggy,

Thanks for inviting me and I sure appreciate it. Wow I love your blog here. You sure are a busy and talented lady! I am excited to get to talk with you about everything.

At 4:38am on June 7, 2012, Sandy Kemp said…

Thanks for accepting my friend invite.  When I heard you were the one lone vegetarian on the spin along, I knew we had to be friends :)

At 12:47pm on February 27, 2012, jbarr said…

hi welcome!  probelm i have with the charity would be the postage. I do not work outside th home and it'd be too high of a cost to keep sending things. please let me know if thery are local to me (ri) so i can on weekend get my husband to drive to ct, ma and maybe nh.

 

Julie

At 2:37pm on February 19, 2012, Talisa K Tuggle said…

At 7:05pm on February 2, 2012, Umoza Mzizi said…

That's interesting! I graduated from SDSU for BS and MS and went there and UCSD for PhD.  My son was a cop at Crawford for almost two years!

At 7:52pm on January 1, 2012, Talisa K Tuggle said…

At 6:49pm on December 26, 2011, wendy said…

I'm so glad to hear that!  :o)

At 5:59pm on December 26, 2011, wendy said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY PEGGY! 

 
 
 

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