Saturday, November 3, 2012

Episode 145


Halloween is over, and the Mommy Shawl is my son's last outfit for the evening. Nothing beats a good Mommy Shawl; my son has loved on mine and been wrapped in it since his birth.

Celebrating our listeners who have joined the CogKnitive 25 – , 50 –, and 75 – Bear Clubs for MBP. You can see who they all are right here. Great work!

Have YOU completed 25, 50, or 75 bears for Mother Bear Project? Send me your snail and a link to your Ravelry projects page, and CogKnitive will send you a special wristband to celebrate with you.

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What's On My Hook/Needles/Spindle:


The Pivot Shawl by FickleKnitter (Michelle Miller). It still needs blocking.

Don't miss Michelle's newest pattern in honor of our retreat: The Tehachapi Project Shawl.


The Holly Holiday Stocking for my twin:


Still in Progress:

My Hitchin' a Ride Shawl in crochet, not worked on this week.

Traveling Woman --on the last knitted row!

13 Bears in 2012 bear feet for Mother Bear Project.


Dizzy Blondes:

Some plied jacob wool from Minerva the Jensen, triple-plied.:


Declare a "Free Yourself from Useless Clutter" Day, with the help of dark, heavy trashbags and a good dumpster.

Something I Really Like: Canning jars for crafts and canning.

Put A  Lid On It: Empty the freezer and make apple/fruit sauces. Apple-fruit sauces in the crock pot overnight. Use apples, pears, apricots, nectarines, peaches, plums.--anything frozen over the summer. In any combination. Recipe below.

Crock pot, 1 Tablsp cinnamon, 1 tsp. clove, 1/2 tsp ginger, 1/2 tsp nutmeg, lots of fruit. One slice lemon or fresh orange, or 1/4 cup of either. Cook overnight and into sterilized, hot jars. Eat on cereal or oatmeal with milk/almond milk.


CFR 2013 news--vaguely. Love to everyone surviving the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

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