Hoop Day

Sometimes the best part of the week is remembering what happened last week.   var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”);document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “google-analytics.com/ga.js’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”));var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker(“UA-xxxxxx-x”);pageTracker._trackPageview(); We’ve been living on the farm full time for a year now and as I’ve told several people there are only a…

Haapsalu Happy!

Here are a few quick and not great photos of my Haapsalu Spring Stole in-progress.  The edge border is complete as is the little bit of faggoting with beads.  I’ve begun the center trellis panel which has thirty-six rows in each repeat and have nearly finished the first repeat so you can kind of see…

Introducing – Tess

Allow me to introduce our newest member of the farm.  Tess was found this week on a dirt road near our house.  She’s a lovable dog without being needy or annoying.  Her gawky puppiness is adorable.  She follows us around, as well as following Martha who does find Tess annoying.  But since the other dogs…

Swatching Walker – post 3

There’s a new site for the Swatching Walker blog posts! Go here to see where I am in Barbara G Walker’s Treasury of Knitting Volume 1.var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”);document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “google-analytics.com/ga.js’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”));var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker(“UA-xxxxxx-x”);pageTracker._trackPageview();

This is Spring?

Spring arrived in a most unusual way this year in Oklahoma.  Friday the temperature was about 70F, then on Saturday the snow began and what I’d estimate was about seven inches fell. It didn’t stick around long and today only a few traces in dark shadowed places remained.   I don’t think I’ve seen so…

New Spring Yarns!

We have seven or so inches of snow on the ground here in Oklahoma but according to my calendar it’s officially Spring! Svar gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”);document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “google-analytics.com/ga.js’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”));Three new colorways of yarn are ready for show and tell and several more are on the way.…