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Saturday, August 23, 2014

The Quest TV Show


Finally a fantasy show that's like playing Skyrim in real life. Enjoying it. The voting is BS as with most "reality" shows. But the competition and challenges are very entertaining.


Thursday, July 31, 2014

TDF 2014

Tour De Fleece spin along.



I was on only two teams this year.  The Painted Tiger and the Lanterne Rouge teams.  I had a goal of 12 ozs, I ended up spinning 16 ozs.

Colorway: Water Lillies

Colorway: Lakeshore

Colorway: Peacock



Camp Loopy and SSK 2014

Time for an update.  I somehow moved my works in progress and stashing over to You Tube.  I know right, not my style at all.  I have really gotten into cross stitching and there is a wonderful community of stitchers on You Tube.  It has replaced Ravelry as my go to place to hang out with other crafters.  I am still on Plurk daily and I check in on Instagram when I remember to turn on my phone.   So lets start with the knitting.

Camp Loopy Project #1
Traveling Woman Shawl in Trekking XXL




Camp Loopy Project #2 Boneyard Shawl in Cascade Ultra Pima in Ginseng
For the third and final Camp Loopy 2014 Project I am going to knit a sweater in Cascade 220 Como Blue. I originally chose the Harvest Cardigan from TinCanKnits. However, I saw a sweater in the try-it-on room at SSK that I would really like to knit as well, the Modular Angle Cardigan. Tomorrow is cast on day so I need to make up my mind tonight.

Speaking of SSK, it was fantastic again this year. Lots of new friends were made. I actually got some knitting done this year. I also had an opportunity to work the vendor market. I lent a hand to Sadie of Knitter's Knightmare. I really enjoyed it. My roommate this year was Amy Beth of the Fat Squirrel Speaks. I got to spend some quality time with some of my favorite people in the world.


My stitching area in Gibson Hall at Scarritt Bennett Center.
The Grand Ole Opry from the window of the shuttle.
The beautiful self striping minis Sadie gifted me. 

Sunday, June 01, 2014

Camp Loopy 2014

Campy Loopy 2014 starts today.  I have completed the setup rows in the Traveling Woman Shawl which I am knitting in Trekking XXL.


I finished two pairs of socks. That makes a total of 748 yards towards Stash Dash 2014.


Bluebeard's Princess is more of a siren than a mermaid. I want to stitch her instead of my other cross stitch projects. I am doing a stitch along so I am trying to pace myself. The colors are so beautiful though, I want to keep stitching her hair and tail.

 

 In other news I just reached 102 Subscribers on You Tube. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvGjHdRFmxZrJCH3wmPuCASvYGJUkz_Vz