Summer Monday Dyepot Special July 25-27

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Success

What constitutes success on a day when it’s 104F outside? For this knitter it’s sitting in the cool air conditioned house frogging back a good many stitches, getting the round back on the needles and reknitting the errors in the correct pattern. Check it out. Five flowers across, five flowers down. It’s like astrology, the…

Blame me.

It’s my fault. I’m not talking about the debt, the heat, the drought, or your bunions. Late one night this week when I turned the heel on my Lingerie Socks I crowed on FB of my accomplishment. The next day I moved back to knitting in the round and discovered — an error. At once…

Summer Monday Dyepot Special July 18-20

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Salsa Fest 2011

For those of you curious about Salsa Fest. Let me start by saying it was 99 degrees Fahrenheit at 9pm. Yes, the sweet season when peppers begin to turn red. How’s that for putting forward a positive attitude during a heat wave? Below are a few of the chihuahua race participants. Some participants sported costumes,…

Progress on a Sock and a Secret!

While many people are on vacation during the summer, it is a busy season here on the farm what with harvesting sunflowers for market, and with making soap and dyeing yarn for the fall festivals and shows. Some days I even eek out a little time for knitting! I’ve pared down to only two active…

Summer Monday Dyepot Special July 4 through 6.

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