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Peggy Stuart's Blog Posts Tagged 'socks' (36)

High Fiber—European Adventure

We're back from our trip, which included a Rhine River Cruise.

The Viking Sun was our ship. Crew and staff were outstanding, and we had a great time.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on July 27, 2015 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

High Fiber—Spring Fever

The Multi-scrap Scarf is coming along. Here it is with 30" completed:



Vintage Stichers met at my house this week, so I could get my turn in while there was little chance of snow and soon after my spring cleaning.…



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Added by Peggy Stuart on June 1, 2015 at 8:30am — 9 Comments

High Fiber—Spinning My Wheel or Spinning My Wheels?

My mother had an expression she used when she felt like she had worked all day and hadn't accomplished anything. She said she felt as if she were spinning her wheels (and not the kind of wheels that produce yarn. That's how my week has been.





However, I did get some work done on my First Ladies Quilt. The…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on May 18, 2015 at 8:30am — 8 Comments

High Fiber—Old and New, Shake and Twirl

Joanie and I went to the Acorn Antique Show in Ogden, Saturday, with her companion, Ana.





We had lunch at the Union train station, as usual, at the Union Grill. Joanie presented me with a boy sheep and a girl sheep for Mothers' Day. I took this selfie with my two new…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on May 11, 2015 at 8:30am — 17 Comments

High Fiber—Basking in the Sun

We were getting ready to leave for a camping trip, when I received this in the mail:





Stroll Sock yarn in WhiteDogwood Heather and Dandelion, and Stroll Brights in Pucker for our trip this summer. Kookaburra Wool Wash and the 2 oz bottle of the same to take on our…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on May 4, 2015 at 8:30am — 10 Comments

High Fiber—Fine Finishes

The April Sunshine Socks are finished and on my feet.





The pattern is "Sunshine" from Sock Innovation by Cookie A. Yarn Regia 4-fädig in "00017." I plan to make most of the socks from this…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on April 20, 2015 at 8:30am — 31 Comments

High Fiber—Short and Sweet, and To the Point

This week saw the center of Pine Burr quilt finished.



Not too much else got done this week while I worked to put the blocks together. However, after all the work to paper-piece the blocks and larger cornerstones, it felt good to get it put together. This quilt is going to be way too big for my design…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on April 13, 2015 at 8:30am — 9 Comments

High Fiber—Finishing, Starting and the Progress In-between

The Johan Socks are finished and on my feet!





As mentioned in my March 23rd blog post, I made the bottom of the heels double-stranded. The yarn is…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on April 6, 2015 at 8:30am — 22 Comments

High Fiber—Nonfat Jelly Rolls?

Well, some of them included fats (fat quarters)...cut into 2.5" strips. But you could make all these with Jelly Rolls, the non-fattening kind.





Members of Vintage Stitchers have been making quilts from Pam and Nicky Lintott's…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on March 30, 2015 at 8:30am — 25 Comments

High Fiber—Blocks and Cables

The Pine Burr quilt is coming along. Here's Block 11:





And Block 12:





I should point out here…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on March 23, 2015 at 8:30am — 15 Comments

High Fiber—The Last Bunny...by a Hare.

I finished the second boy bunny, this one for Soren.





He and Zachy's bunny have the same attire, although the bunnies look very different, so we won't get them mixed up at Christmas. Daphne's bunny is wearing Mary Janes, actually knitted as her feet. The two boy bunnies get Nikes (also…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on November 3, 2014 at 8:30am — 13 Comments

High Fiber—Nesting for Winter

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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Added by Peggy Stuart on September 8, 2014 at 8:30am — 37 Comments

High Fiber—Needles and Pins

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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Added by Peggy Stuart on August 18, 2014 at 8:33am — 16 Comments

High Fiber—Holiday Fun, Part Deux

From Wisconsin, we drove 10 hours to Peru, Indiana, just north of Kokomo to visit DS1 and DDIL1.

DS1 and DDIL1 had her grandkids to visit, so it was a full house, with four adults, three kids and four dogs. The kids have grown up a lot since we saw them last. We visited the library in Peru to get…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on January 6, 2014 at 8:30am — 9 Comments

High Fiber—Warped in Mind, Body and Looms

The first Waffle Scarf is coming along. I warped the loom for three, if things work out.

Of course, if I run out of weft (not likely) I can switch to a different yarn, but there should be enough warp for three. It's a waffle pattern normally used for dish towels. I found it on…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on November 11, 2013 at 6:30am — 11 Comments

High Fiber—Cold Weather, Good Life!

Snow arrived in Park City last week. That's Sunny, checking out the snow on the front deck.

We usually get a light snowfall in September. This year it was unusual, though. We had five  days of  light to medium snowfall with some accumulation on rooftops and shady areas. It's gone now, but the temperatures have stayed…

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

High Fiber—Close Calls

As always after a trip, there's lots of laundry and cleaning to do. I managed to make some progress on my appliqué project, though.

There was a lot of laundry to do when we got back, especially with the extra towels for the kids. Our ancient Maytag washer has taken to only liking to run one load…
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Added by Peggy Stuart on August 19, 2013 at 8:30am — 25 Comments

High Fiber—Back from Wyoming.

Important things about Wyoming:

Yes, there are buffalo (bison, a great fiber animal). It's The Equality State, the first to give women the right to vote and the first to have a woman governor. We lived there when we were young, and our first child was born there.
It's also the home of…
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Added by Peggy Stuart on August 12, 2013 at 8:30am — 11 Comments

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…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on July 29, 2013 at 8:30am — 6 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.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on July 15, 2013 at 8:30am — 11 Comments

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