Sunday, November 29, 2009

Knitting away

One of the best parts of working in a yarn shoppe is getting to see what others are creating.
Barb started knitting socks about 2 years ago and she is churning them out.

Along with hats.

And then the other day, a lady came in carrying this purse. She felted it, then needle felted it. Isn't it great?

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Holding on

This is a hollyhock on the edge of our driveway. It is still blooming away.

I don't think it realizes that winter is coming.

Friday, November 27, 2009

We're thrumming

Betsy is teaching a class on mittens - thrumming and felting. And because of that, folks have been busy thrumming away.

Judy knitted these.

And these are from Doreen.

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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Getting Old

Someone had to remind me, so I'm reminding you, too.

Don't is all true...

Perks of reaching 50

or being over 60 and heading towards 70

and beyond!

01. Kidnappers are not very interested in you.

02. In a hostage situation you are likely to be released first.

03.No one expects you to run-anywhere.

04.People call at 9pm and ask, did I wake you?

05.People no longer view you as a hypochondriac.

06.There is nothing left to learn the hard way.

07.Things you buy now won't wear out.

08.You can eat supper at 4pm.

09.You can live without sex but not your glasses.

10.You get into heated arguments about pension plans.

11.You no longer think of speed limits as a challenge.

12.You quit trying to hold your stomach in no matter who walks into the room.

13.You sing along with elevator music.

14.Your eyes won't get much worse.

15.Your investment in health insurance is finally beginning to pay off.

16.Your joints are more accurate than meteorologists or the national weather service.

17. Your secrets are safe with your friends because they can't remember them either.

18.Your supply of brain cells is finally down to manageable size.

19.You can't remember who sent you this list.

20.And you notice these are all in Big Print for your convenience.

And remember, never, ever, under any circumstances, take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Baby clogs and little alpacas

I am an "oooher." And here are two of the things that have brought forth more of my ooohs.

Miniature alpacas from Misti Alpaca. We do sell them if you want one.

And these sweet felted baby clogs that Cinda knit.

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Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Grande 6 cable hat

Skacel has sent us some great hat kits. You get a skein of bulky yarn and a flyer with four patterns. I knitted the pattern on the front of the flyer.

It is the yellow one on their flyer.

And here is my finished project.

And they also sent us some more Addi Clicks.

Sunday, November 1, 2009


Yesterday was Halloween. And I have to admit it was pretty scary. I had two witches stop by to terrorize me.

They played with the yarn

and the spinning wheels.

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