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Peggy Stuart's Blog – September 2010 Archive (5)

High Fiber--Dancing With the Alpacas, and Other Fiber Fun!

This weekend was Alpaca Days in Woodland, UT, and many other places in the US. I spent the weekend spinning at the Blue Moon Alpaca Ranch. More about that later.







This week saw the completion of the knitting on DH's Fair Isle sleeveless cardi. I'm still working on trimming and sewing down the steek sts. I found a… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on September 26, 2010 at 7:00pm — 72 Comments

High Fiber--Quilting and Spinning at Elevation

Vintage Stitchers met last week. Here you see Rebecca (left) and Barbara working away on their quilts.







Barbara picked up her diamond quilt from Julie, who had done the machine quilting on it. (I love how she used a plaid in the borders!)







I was sewing the binding on the Turning Twenty wedding quilt.… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on September 19, 2010 at 7:33pm — 34 Comments

High Fiber--A Roving, a Roving....

Well, I'm dyeing again!







I'm using Koolaid and black food coloring again. Wish the wasps would leave me alone, I must smell yummy!

Back to the job at hand. I had two sleeves of Knit Picks Superwash Merino and nylon roving. I filled each of four condiment bottles with a… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on September 11, 2010 at 5:43pm — 36 Comments

High Fiber--Fun with Family and Fiber

All three of our kids came over the weekend to visit my DSIL Eileen, who has been battling cancer and has stopped treatment. DD brought her daughter, Daphne, which gave Grandma a little more baby time, something delightful, although I wish it were under happier circumstances. Here's Eileen and Daphne:









Daphne made the rounds, of course. Here she is with DS1, her Uncle Timo:…





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Added by Peggy Stuart on September 6, 2010 at 3:33pm — 37 Comments

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