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Peggy Stuart's Blog – June 2010 Archive (5)

Dyeing for Socks...

A couple of weeks ago, I decided to enter the sock blank dyeing contest, so I threw a sock blank into my latest KP order.

I decided to use grape and lemon-lime Koolaid and Kroger brand Neon Food Coloring in blue. I didn't want to risk the microwave, because the one we have is pretty high-powered and everything takes less time. I didn't want to fry that yummy yarn! I…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on June 23, 2010 at 8:17am — 51 Comments

Oh! No! Mo' Snow!

It never fails! June comes, we're ready for summer, and then the snow! Last night the June snow fell.

Not that it was a surprise. Yesterday afternoon, Sunny and I went to Camp Hobe, outside Toelle, UT, to participate in a therapy animal activity with 120 young cancer patients and several other dogs and their handlers. I dressed warmly, but it was cold in the open pavillion. (I'll try to post some photos at a later date.) Sunny…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on June 17, 2010 at 4:14pm — 63 Comments

Knit in Public!

Happy Knit in Public Week, everyone! Here's the website for the Worldwide Knit in Public event. I'm still recovering from a cold, so I will be knitting on my front deck if the rain stops. Lots of people walk their dogs on our street, so I'm sure someone will see that I'm knitting. Of course, they're used to that, LOL!
What are you knitting in public, and where?

Added by Peggy Stuart on June 11, 2010 at 4:35pm — 37 Comments

Back to Real Life!



I've been busy this week working on Daphne's gown. I have the front finished:…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on June 10, 2010 at 9:14am — 33 Comments

Spring--and Peggy--Arrive in Park City.

I am now home again, safe and sound. Well, sound if you don't count the

cold I picked up somewhere along the way. I had a great trip, but it's

good to be home and back to my knitting. I'll get back to my quilting

when I finish the current knitting project, which has a deadline.

Here's my progress so far:







It's a naming ceremony gown for DGD2, the adorable little Miss Daphne, who has been much talked about in my… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on June 3, 2010 at 8:00am — 59 Comments

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