It’s Adding Up

You are looking at another 48.56 pounds of spinning fiber. I weighed the contents of one basket, no problem. I weighed the other basket including the contents and then weighed the basket and subtracted the difference. Same with the plastic bin. A lot more there than it appeared to me at the outset. The lighter basket has 5 pounds of linen fiber. I wondered where that had gone.

At any rate, I am up to 72.56 pounds total so far with the large wire rack and the top shelf on the wall yet to go. It’s all been photographed and a page created according to vendor in One Note for easy reference.

Note: Back after a short break. Brad was sweet enough to get those bags off of the top shelf for me and I got them all photographed and weighed and I can now add another 32 lbs of fiber for a total so far of 104.56 lbs of fiber not counting what’s on the large wire rack which will wait til later…now I need to enter all that data in One Note.

I have done NO knitting, zilch, nada, not a stitch in two days now. I’ve been otherwise occupied around the house and with the frigid weather outside it’s a good opportunity to get some things done that I’ve been putting off. The temperature is holding steady at 25° with a light covering of sleet over the ground and freezing rain in the forecast before it all begins to warm up on Thursday afternoon. Businesses are closed due to road conditions. Hwy 82 from Bonham to Gainsville is shut down. Hwy 75 was a parking lot from McKinney to Durant, OK last night. We are fine right where we are. No need to get out.

It’s almost 3:00 pm. We were up very late and slept in late this morning, didn’t eat breakfast until 11 am. I feel like I’m trapped in a time warp and keep looking at the clock ‘how can that be?’ every so often. Oh, well. Like I said before, we have nowhere we have to be and everything we need right here, so I guess in the long run…what difference does it make if one day gets out of kilter?

Thinking about the soup and other stuff in the freezer I remembered about the ground beef. I could make a pot of chili and a pan of cornbread. This would be perfect weather for it.

I’ve got those bags of fiber back on the shelf. Hope your day is as blessed as ours. Stay warm. Stay safe.

Published by thenerdyyarnlady

I am a Native Texan, Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Catholic Convert residing in rural North East Texas since 1975 when I married my husband and this small town girl became a country girl. I was taught to knit at the age of ten and discovered the writings of Elizabeth Zimmerman shortly after I married. I learned to ‘unvent’ things as I went along, to create my own patterns and generally have a blast with yarn and needles. In the mid 1980’s I explored the idea of spinning my own yarn and eventually got interested in weaving on a floor loom. I have three spinning wheels and a 24″ four-shaft Herald floor loom that I purchased from a friend in the 1990’s. I also enjoy sewing, tatting and making rosaries. I have a work room that contains my fiber, yarn, floor loom, sewing machines, serger and rosary making supplies. I have a spinning corner in a bedroom next to my work room, both with north windows looking toward the creek.

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