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Back to Spring Weather

We’ve had a front come through our area in NE Texas and it’s now in the 60’s after being in the 90’s for over a week. Tonight it will be in the mid 50’s. Now that’s more like it! Brad made a run to town for take away from Frank & Lola’s Bohemian Tacos. TheirContinue reading “Back to Spring Weather”

Two Down, One to Go

I’ve been busy knitting the past few days and managed to finish the second kitchen hand towel in the set of three. It’s easy to lose track of the pattern if I don’t pay attention and more than once I’ve gotten engrossed in something on TV and had to backtrack and correct my mistake. IContinue reading “Two Down, One to Go”

More Hand Towels

The first hand towel that I knitted with this pattern was white with yellow and blue stripes. I decided to do a yellow one and blue one as well and add them to the dishcloths for Audrey’s kitchen. I have plenty of yarn to work with. These towels will have the fold-over tab and aContinue reading “More Hand Towels”

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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