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Socks And More Socks

I finally finished this pair of socks around 4 pm today and put them in to soak in Eucalan. They are drying on the sock blockers and will be added to my sock drawer when dry. This is the pair I’m enjoying working on at the moment, another skein of Jo Dee’s BFL/Nylon base andContinue reading “Socks And More Socks”

Tried An Experiment

I’ve had this little knitting rake for maybe fifteen years or so. I picked it up on sale at Hobby Lobby and just never got around to figuring it out. I found a how-to video online and got the thing set up and had several inches knitted, took it out and tried a different yarn.Continue reading “Tried An Experiment”

Woman of Worth

She seeks out wool and flax and weaves with skillful hands.” Prov 31: 13

She puts her hands to the distaff, and her fingers ply the spindle.” Prov 31: 19

She makes her own coverlets: fine linen and purple are her clothing.” Prov 31: 22

Four bobbins of BFL wool singles, lace weight, 16 oz total
Spinning a 4-ply yarn
Finished 4-ply yarn, 16 oz fingering weight
Hand-spun cotton yarn
Handwoven scarf from hand-spun cotton yarn

Kromski Sonata double treadle wheel on left, Rappard Wee Peggy single treadle wheel on right, antique Walking Wheel in back

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Red-Headed Woodpecker hanging out in the Ash grove

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