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Peggy Stuart's Blog – November 2011 Archive (5)

High Fiber—Finish WIPs and UFOs

This week I'm frantically finishing up some projects that have to be done for Christmas or before. Remember Rocky's sweater, started last week?



 I wanted him to have a nice one for the Christmas season to replace the old acrylic sweater he had been wearing around the house in the winter. This was a quick knit, using Swish worsted in "Hollyberry." You can find the yarn …

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Added by Peggy Stuart on November 28, 2011 at 8:30am — 14 Comments

Helping Others at Thanksgiving

It's Thanksgiving time, and I'm feeling grateful for the roof over my head and food on my table. Not everyone is so lucky. When I drive to Salt Lake City, I often run into people with signs that say, "Homeless. Please help."



Friends have told me that they are reluctant to give money to these people, because they are concerned that it won't be used for food. Another concern about giving money is that they might have to buy food at a fast food restaurant or convenience store, where…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on November 23, 2011 at 8:30am — 22 Comments

High Fiber—Thankful for Furry Friends, Frozen Flakes and Fiber Fun.

We got more snow Friday night, so Saturday was great for snowshoeing. 



Here are my favorite snowshoeing companions: DH, Rocky (wearing black) and Sunny (in brown).



Sunny was busy collecting snowballs on the trail, which she showed off after she got into the car.



Snowshoeing was a nice way to finish out the…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on November 21, 2011 at 8:30am — 25 Comments

High Fiber—Early Snows.

Official winter is still 38 days away, but we have it already. I have to console myself with memories of fall colors, like this custom-dyed fiber:



It's called "Autumn in Park City." The fiber was dyed by AlohaBlu inspired by a photo I took of local fall colors. You can find her Etsy shop here.



The photo that inspired the colors is in my September 26th blog…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on November 14, 2011 at 8:30am — 31 Comments

High Fiber—Family Visits and Home Again.

We made it home safely, just missing a big snowstorm. We left behind happy memories, including time with family and meeting Knitting Community friend Beth in Kokomo.



And getting to see Daphne in some of the things I knit for her, including the gold socks:

The day after arriving home, I left DH with the unpacking and went to Common Threads. There I got to see Lynda's cardigan, almost…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on November 7, 2011 at 8:30am — 21 Comments

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