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Victoria Dowding
  • Female
  • Falbrook, Ca
  • United States

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I love to knit and crochet it helps me to feel productive. I raise Maine Coon kittens and have 3 standard poodles. 4 kids 3 are adults and a 15 year old at home.

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My trip to Namaste Farms

Posted on December 5, 2010 at 6:23pm 1 Comment

I went to Namaste farms I have been communicating with Natalie on Raverly at
I had a ball. She was trimming feet of sheep and goats. It was great fun watching her chase down a goat or sheep and flip them over like a pancake and then trim their hooves She is one incredible lady. She is just like she is in her…

Spinning and spinning my summer was great

Posted on September 19, 2010 at 8:00pm 7 Comments

I thought it was time to put up my spinning progress. As usual it is more of a photo essay.
My DM broke her D-arm and I spent most of my "free" time taking care of and visiting her. I am very lucky I love my mother and it was a labor of love however I am sure glad she is home. Enough about me here is what…

Got fiber?

Posted on August 10, 2010 at 1:31pm 29 Comments

Wow this is fun...

going from top left to right White us washed (?wool) Gray and brown(? wool) Washed some carded and spun the bobbins are there on top. next row down picked Border Leicester 3rd place fleece some I dyed with cheri cool-aid, White washed Icelandic. Bottom row Unwashed Bl white and gray Angora fresh of bunnies at Angora Affair in Spring Valley Ca. Multi colored roving for needle felting, White and brown and…


My new life as a spinner, daughters wedding and a cute kitten I raised.

Posted on July 27, 2010 at 2:00pm 11 Comments

My new wheel I found on Craigs list for $125 it works like a dream.

I took it to my new friend Georgene of she helped me to learn to spin and found that my wheel is a double drive.…


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At 8:09am on November 24, 2010, Susan the Blue Lake Knitter said…
Victoria, Tara Addessa asked me to contact you about the Charity Scarf knitting... she wasn't sure if you had been able to get to this with the new grandbaby and all. She is getting ready to send out the prizes, and hadn't heard any more from you. Thanks, Susan
At 2:56pm on September 21, 2010, Didomum said…
Oh I would love that kitty. Is she a maincoon? Wish could get maincoons around here you just can't find them.
At 8:01am on August 9, 2010, Peggy Stuart said…
Victoria: I see you joined the Spin-Along! We're going to have fun!
At 10:11am on August 3, 2010, KnitterGirl39 said…
Your welcome, thanks for adding me as a friend :)
At 9:14pm on February 12, 2010, Victoria Dowding said…
Cheryl, Thank you. I love my chocolate poodles too I have a girl and a boy. He is growing out a coat for me to learn to spin I will take before and after pictures soon. He looks like a moose lol he is about 90 lb and sleeps ON my daughter.
I wanted to personally tell you I am praying for your sister. It is good you are her sister and care so much for her. This kind of love is rare and eternal.
At 8:12pm on February 12, 2010, cherylbwaters said…
Victoria, thanks for adding me to your friends list. It has been so much fun this last year meeting so many wonderful and generous knitters, not only here in the States and Canada but throughout the world. BTW, I'm in love with your chocolate poodle!
At 2:30pm on February 7, 2010, Peggy Stuart said…
Hi, Victoria! I found a kit here for mittens using Palette. At least it should give you an idea of how much yarn to order. Of course, if you're talking about baby mittens, you could probably do those out of leftovers, but I would recommend Stoll sock yarn in fingering weight instead, because they could go into the wash. You can use thicker yarn for mittens, of course. Fingerless mittens are really popular now, and there are lots of patterns for them. Let me know when you get back to spindling! --P
At 2:54pm on November 16, 2009, Phyllis D. Wright said…
Happy you enjoyed making the socks and glad I could help. Love the pics of you dogs they are beautiful.
At 1:00pm on October 30, 2009, Phyllis D. Wright said…
Victoria, the yarn is by Sensations , Soles & More. The color is listed as PRPL/PINK/GRY SOLES & MORE, I picked it up when Joanna had their sale last month. I have used it a couple of times and it matches up quite well when pull from the center.
At 2:16pm on October 21, 2009, Victoria Dowding said…
Peggy, He is beautiful poodles are such great companions.
I would love to visit my home town it has been about 7 years since I have been back. My father was the man who remodeled and ran log heaven restaurant back in the late 50ies. He was a contractor for many years it is fun to go back and see his work.
I just found a local yarn shop I can take a yarn dying class on Sunday I am very excited and hope to make it up there today to pick out my yarn. Victoria

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