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Peggy Stuart's Blog – February 2010 Archive (6)

Approaching the Stadium...Well, Soon!

Visits to the frog pond are like missing the target. You get to do a few penalty laps! Still, I'm making good progress:

I know I frogged at least 80 rows, so that was a lot of penalty laps! I'm on the last pattern change, though, so I think this might be doable (finishing before the Ravelympics are done), barring further mistakes! It's the…


Added by Peggy Stuart on February 25, 2010 at 1:00pm — 72 Comments

Compulories Finished--Still Out On Course!

Report from Ravelympics--I'm still out on the course, working away. I just finished the spinning part of my competition (Fleece to FO Long Track) and the yarn is having a nice bath. Here's what it looked like waiting for me to prepare the warm water laced with Kookaburra Woolwash.…


Added by Peggy Stuart on February 22, 2010 at 8:16am — 38 Comments

Medals Are Being Awarded...

Here's mine for the little baby beanie:

In the meantime, still working on my second event, "Fleece to FO Long Track," which is a grueling 4 oz spinning assignment and a (hopefully) finished Landscape Shawl. Here's the latest photo:

Actually, the photo is a day old. I've done more than 30 rows since this photo was…


Added by Peggy Stuart on February 16, 2010 at 7:05am — 18 Comments

Ravelympics Start Tonight!

I'm so excited about the Ravelympics that I had to write an extra post. I just received my official name badge for the Knit Picks Enablers team:

...and the yarn I've already washed and dried is wound into balls:

...and I…


Added by Peggy Stuart on February 12, 2010 at 12:32pm — 31 Comments

Gearing Up for Opening Ceremonies

Just a day and a few hours remain until the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympics, and I'm feverishly getting ready for my participation in the Ravelympics. I've been spinning white baby alpaca to make the Landscape Shawl for the event "Fleece to FO Long Track." Here's what I plied last night:…


Added by Peggy Stuart on February 11, 2010 at 9:04am — 8 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

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