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Peggy Stuart's Blog – November 2010 Archive (6)

High Fiber--Frolicking with Furry Friends....



Now that I have your attention...

That's Gabriella. You have seen her before if you have read a previous blog post. She's the orphaned baby alpaca my friend Linda has been raising with a bottle. You will see more of her later.…



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Added by Peggy Stuart on November 29, 2010 at 6:21am — 77 Comments

High Fiber--Finishing Projects!

Quilts, amazing quilts! My Vintage Stitchers group met at Brenda's right after she went to the International Quilt Festival in Houston. Brenda brought each of us a bag as a souvenier. Here, Rebecca shows hers off:





Several people (besides me) brought quilt tops to give to Julie for professional machine quilting. This is a batik top made by Barbara:…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on November 21, 2010 at 6:00pm — 45 Comments

High Fiber--Bound for Heaven!

This week found DH and me on a snowshoe outing with a special purpose.





As you may know, my DSIL, Eileen, passed away October 4th. She wanted her ashes scattered at the top of one of the local ski resorts, on the snow. We had to do this before the resort opened but after there was snow to snowshoe on. Friday…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on November 14, 2010 at 6:17pm — 22 Comments

High Fiber--Playing with Cards....

As I write this, I just finished carding fiber for a hat for DH. Here's what I had to start with and what I ended up with:





From left: dyed merino, dyed merino blended in drum carder, bay black alpaca, dyed blended merino and alpaca carded together, and same mix carded further.



I ran the dyed merino…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on November 9, 2010 at 3:54pm — 62 Comments

High Fiber--Fiber High!

Anyone recognize this fiber?





This is brown and black poodle hair, left over from Rocky and Sunny's last grooming appointment. I had Marcia, our groomer, collect it and give it to me. It's only a month's worth of growth, though, so I'm going to mix it with another fiber or fibers to make a ski hat for their…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on November 8, 2010 at 6:22am — 38 Comments

High Fiber--Gone Batty!

Halloween is over, and we wonder what to do with all the leftover candy. It's a good thing we got Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, our favorite! However, some knitting, spinning and quilting have been accomplished.







1) Knitting: The first sleeve of my La Boheme cardigan (new name) is about 3/4 finished. The new name is because I worked on the lower body while watching La Boheme at Utah Opera. The cardi isn't likely to die of consumption,… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on November 1, 2010 at 6:12am — 41 Comments

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