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Peggy Stuart's Blog Posts Tagged 'hat' (15)

High Fiber—Topping Off

A couple of weeks ago this pattern fell into my cart in the Ravelry store.

First, about the shoes Dolly is wearing with this outfit: Someone on Ravelry saw my black-and-white oxfords and tried to order…


Added by Peggy Stuart on March 7, 2016 at 8:30am — 6 Comments

High Fiber—Out and About

Common Threads met at Wasatch & Wool on Thursday.

It was inspiring, sitting with our knitting while surrounded by lovely yarns of all types. Margaux provided us with some delicious munchies.

Lynda wore the hat she just finished:…


Added by Peggy Stuart on January 19, 2015 at 8:30am — 6 Comments

High Fiber—Back in the Saddle

I'm almost back to normal, and finally getting some knitting done. My Sandy Beach Scarf is coming along.

The orange stitch marker shows the halfway point in the length. The yarn is Manos del Uruguay…


Added by Peggy Stuart on January 12, 2015 at 8:30am — 12 Comments

High Fiber—Goodbyes

This was the week we said goodbye to visiting grandkids.

When I took Soren and his family to the airport I learned that he didn't have a hat that fit, so I dug through my stash when I got back and found some Swish DK in "Dusk." I CO immediately.

I'm using…


Added by Peggy Stuart on January 5, 2015 at 8:52am — 4 Comments

High Fiber—Finishing Up the Year

Rocky's Sheep Sweater is finished.

I used the same pattern as the one I made for him previously, only with a different stranded pattern, using this time the sheep motif from "The March of the…


Added by Peggy Stuart on December 8, 2014 at 8:30am — 17 Comments

High Fiber—Winter's Arrival

The first snowblowers of the season were heard Saturday morning.

Vintage Stitchers met on Thursday at Diane's. Carol brought her Kaffe Fassett quilt, ready for border:…


Added by Peggy Stuart on November 17, 2014 at 8:30am — 19 Comments

High Fiber—High in the Clouds

It was a busy week, as usual, The little rug from my weaving class came off the loom. It's almost finished. I still need to decide the treatment for the fringe. Here's the front. 

The back is the same as the front, except that the colors are reversed, and the clasps show up. You might remember from last week…


Added by Peggy Stuart on November 25, 2013 at 8:30am — 9 Comments

High Fiber—Happy Hanukkah, Everyone!

Happy Hanukkah, everyone! Zachary and Daphne got to celebrate with "Bubbye" and "Zayde" by way of Skype. What would we do without Skype? 

When they come here, we will celebrate Christmas. Lucky kids, get to have Hanukkah and Christmas both!

Speaking of Christmas, I have…


Added by Peggy Stuart on December 10, 2012 at 8:30am — 45 Comments

High Fiber—Waiting for Stork...Again! Still! Part II

Still no appearance from Baby Stuart, but we're getting knitting done for him.

I improvised this owl hat from the…


Added by Peggy Stuart on June 25, 2012 at 8:30am — 61 Comments

High Fiber—Waiting for Stork...Again! Still!

Still no sign of BS, but some of his layette is completed:

The Baby Surprise Jacket (BSJ) is made from Swish DK in Grain Heather and Cinnamon (discontinued). The little hats are made from Stroll Sport in cork and Bare, Swish DK in Grain Heather and Swish Worsted in Hollyberry. The booties are in Stroll Sport in cork. The buttons on the BSJ are little…


Added by Peggy Stuart on June 18, 2012 at 8:30am — 17 Comments

High Fiber—FOs and New Starts

In spite of a bad cold, I finished Zachary's BSJ.

DGD1 (also suffering from a cold) finished her first hat:

It's the  F346 Coffee Beenz Hat from Plymouth Yarn. She used the yarn I spun from Gaywool fiber…


Added by Peggy Stuart on January 9, 2012 at 8:30am — 16 Comments

Really High Fiber Fest!

Merry Christmas, everyone! Here's this year's Christmas card:



This is the earth as viewed from moon orbit on December 25, 1968.

"Peace on earth, good will toward men." Good wool toward knitters, too! And alpaca, etc., or your fibers of choice.

My fibers of choice…


Added by Peggy Stuart on December 24, 2010 at 6:30am — 23 Comments

Putting a Spin on the Ravelympics

The Ravelympics start with the Opening Ceremonies of the Vancouver Winter Olympics on February 12th.

Above is my new Ravetar in honor of the Ravelympics, which I will be participating in. During the Winter Olympics, participants will compete in one or more of a number of events. Most of the events are knitting or crocheting, but there is some spinning, We have to wait to CO for our project(s) until the Opening Ceremonies, but we are allowed to… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on February 4, 2010 at 3:32pm — 19 Comments

Off in All Directions! Sir Elton and Baby Knitting...

The second half of January is always busy for me because of my volunteer work for the Sundance Film Festival. This year includes a lot of baby knitting, too!

Above is the "Dolly" sweater from Jaeger Handknits, JB29. The bonnet was my addition. How can little Daphne Dawn wear the lovely sweater without a bonnet to match? I made a basic bonnet, adding the pattern and the lace… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on January 28, 2010 at 12:31pm — 40 Comments

New Year's Resolutions

Here are DD and I, sitting on the couch at DBIL's house, while our family members are snowshoeing.

I was thinking about my New Year's Resolutions for 2009 and my knitting goals for 2010 while finishing up the knitting of the "Heartbreakingly Cute Baby Kimono" from Mason-Dixon Knitting.

I still need to weave or darn in the ends and put the ribbon on. DD had her knitting,… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on January 8, 2010 at 8:12am — 18 Comments

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