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Fair time!

It has rolled around again, and I wasn’t as ready as I wanted to be for the 2012 Kansas State Fair.  I know, big surprise, right?  Well, I lost some knitting time after DH’s old laptop went wacko, and it … Continue reading

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Fiber source to finished product

I happened to have a few pictures to illustrate the steps from beginning to end, so thought I’d share them with you. It all started with the visit to a local alpaca breeder two years ago (Sunflower Alpaca Farm, shortly … Continue reading

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Cross-patch, draw the latch

I’ve always liked the jaunty little nursery rhyme: Cross-patch, draw the latch Sit by the fire and spin. Take a cup and drink it up, And call the neighbors in. Two or three weeks ago, I found that I was … Continue reading

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Dog sweats and cat batts

I expect it’s my upbringing… not only have I been wearing my 20-something year old insulated coveralls again this year, but I couldn’t bring myself to throw away a ratty pair of hubby’s sweatpants. So I started cutting them up, … Continue reading

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