Monthly Archives: June 2009

My Computer Crashed…sigh

Well, so much for the terrific homecoming…lol  Oh well… I wanted a new one anyway.. I just hope that our pc guy can save all the favorites and photos.  Hopefully this will only take a couple of days, but if … Continue reading

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Wonderful Vacation…Grandma’s Spinning Wheel in Tucson, AZ

We are home at last from two weeks of vacation.  Tired and happy.  We got to see that wonderful new grandbaby, Hannah, and what a little beauty she is… Of course there is no way I could be a bit … Continue reading

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Quilt, Wool and Swiffers…. (free crochet pattern)

I’ve been working on another quilt for Hannah.  I found this 4 (or is it 5??) year old piece of fabric in my stash and was shocked… had forgotten I had it. I’m not going to quilt as much on … Continue reading

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New Wool… at last… (free scarf pattern)

We made a trip to Durant yesterday and replenished the wool supply.  I love to go to Ozark Carding Mills, LLC … the only problem is that I can spend us into bankruptcy in just a few minutes…lol  The cotton … Continue reading

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EZ Pi Shawl Finished…and A Surprise for Hannah

The EZ Pi Shawl is finished… re-dyed…blocked..  Ask me how happy that makes me…lol  The re-dye was done with green Kool Aid and there are some yellow highlights, but not as much as this picture shows.  This was done using … Continue reading

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