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…

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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();

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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…

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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.…

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Swatching Walker – post 2

A Treasury of Knitting Patterns, Volume I, Chapter 10 – Lace Herringbone Faggoting Half Herringbone Faggot Herringbone Faggot Reverse Herringbone Faggot Double Herringbone Faggot Herringbone stitches are designed to resemble the center spine of the herring fish.  Imagine some clever knitter gaining inspiration for her knitting from the remains of dinner – or maybe breakfast. …

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