Ready to terrorize the freeways of California!
CFR 8 is coming! Oct. 8, 2016!
Sign-ups begin June 1, 2016 for those who have already atended.
Sign-ups begin July 1, 2016 for new folks!
The 2017 MOTHER BEAR CAL/KAL IS ON!
Information is here.
3 bears per person can be turned in at the Mother Bear Project booth at Stitches West (+ $3 per bear for shipping overseas)
Bears can also be turned in at CFR 8, if you are attending--again with $3 per bear for shipping.
KNIT 15 BEARS IN 2015!!!
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What's On My Hooks, Needles, and Spindles:
Crazyfoot socks--done and lovely
Second Bear from Fiji
Continental Knit Scarf in my own checkerboard pattern.
The OHM Shawl by Michelle Miller.
Abstract Socks--yeah, okay, I lost control...Matisse in colorway Peacock.
Project "Spin Everyone on the Ranch"--Still working on Baron's and Eleanor's undercoat.
The Royale Hare Support Spindle for fiber with a short staple, such as cotton or dog undercoat. Check other sources, such as The Woolery for these left in their stock--call them first to check before ordering. More info here and here.
Meanderings about spinning dog hair.
WOUF--professional haute couture dog hair spinning
Scarf by WOUF
Village Spinning and Weaving in Solvang, CA
Dimensions of Mindfulness: Change. It's tough. You're not imagining that. But it is part of accepting the present for what it is.
Put a Lid On It:
My favorite books:
The Joy of Pickling
The Ball Book of Preserving Foods
The Joy of Cooking
More to come from the cherry harvest, after all: amaretto cherry jam, cherry jelly, sour-cream-cherry pie, Black Forest Compote, traditional cherry pie.
About marmalade...and stone fruit. Pickling time is close, as well.
Plodding along at the level of 2 mile sprints--uphill.
Make YES Happen--Route 66 virtual still in progress
Something I Really Like:
Akerworks spindles and bobbins
Good old Casa de Fruta! Jelly will happen!
Favorite author: Garth Nix
Thanks to Barb and Tracie for letting me sneak a pic at Retzlaff!
Travelling the freeways of California--beware and stay safe out there!
August 18-21, 2016: Sunnybank again--northern new Jersey
September 2-4: Racing at Disneyland
Oct 8, 2016: CFR8! Mark your calendars!
Here is Blankets, welcoming me home by greeting my Prius!