Its all true, the boogie girl is real, and you've found her. She knits, sews, spins, does pottery and writes it all down in this blog.
Wednesday, June 09, 2004
Ack, I've created a monster!
My little M is already interested in the fiber arts. She will take 2 needles (or 2 crochet hooks, she doesn't care) and thrust them in and out of a ball of yarn stating that she's "knitting". She will sit like this for quite a while watching cartoons. She will also "help" me treadle my spinning wheel. Sounds great, so where does the monster come in?
I've been saving the brushings from our longer haired dog to eventually spin up. M thinks this is fabulous. Our poor dog is getting brushed 3-4 times a day. Thankfully she loses interest in this pretty fast or I'd have a bald dog.
I've got a few inches left on M's birthday cardi. Its looking less like a blob and more like a sweater all the time.
Have I mentioned how much I enjoy raglan sleeves? Its nice to know that when I've finished knitting this sweater all I'll have to do is weave in a few ends and sew on buttons.
I made a trip to my non-Halcyon LYS yesterday. This place is great and if you ever happen to be in Auburn Maine, stop in and say 'hi' to the ladies at Quiltessentials. Its not an enormous yarn store like Halcyon but they have a decent selection and they are all so friendly. I found out that I spent enough there to get my frequent customer bonus and they are having a sale next week. I'm thinking of getting myself Berroco Suede to make a shawl. They had one all finished and on display. Its much nicer than I thought it would be and I thought it would be nice. I'm just hoping they have a color I like or I may have to get something else from my mile long wish list. I keep dreaming of how I'm going to go bankrupt at the yarn stores.
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