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

Low Fiber

Just a quick blog this week! I'm in Temple, Texas, for the wedding of our daughter. On the way here, I finished my Koolaid socks, made from the KP sock blank I dyed using the sun tea method:

I took the photo while still in the car. I don't have access to wireless internet here, so I can't transfer my photos. (I did this one while in the motel yesterday.) Next week I'll have…


Added by Peggy Stuart on July 29, 2010 at 8:27am — 43 Comments

High Fiber, Spinning Out of Control!

Several of us have been participating in the Tour de Fleece. Today is a day of rest, so I can type up my blog and do a few other things. Here's what I've been working on:

The fiber is Corriedale, a breed of sheep. The dark chocolate color and white are both natural. The blue, orange and taupe are dyed by me with Koolaid and a little food coloring, about a year ago.… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on July 21, 2010 at 3:44pm — 38 Comments

High Fiber and Computer Lows

My gimpy laptop has died a terrible death. Not that I'm sad about it, but more on that later. Here's what I've been spinning:

This was the Corriedale fiber I dyed using Koolaid and a few drops of food coloring. I'm finishing up the Taupe fiber now. I'll try to post a photo as soon as I'm done plying. You can see the taupe in the upper right-hand corner of the top photo. I'm…


Added by Peggy Stuart on July 14, 2010 at 3:33pm — 40 Comments

No Time to Blog!

Holy spinning wheel, Batman! It's Tour de Fleece time! I've been spinning away on my Kromski Sonata, spinning this fiber:

I joined Teams Kool Kromski, KP and Rookie, and I have spun for at least a little while each day since the TdF started on Saturday. This is the fiber I dyed last year with Koolaid and black food coloring, and I have some natural white and chocolate brown to go with it. I finished spinning the 4 oz. of blue…


Added by Peggy Stuart on July 8, 2010 at 3:57pm — 52 Comments

Worth Dyeing For.

Here's my first Koolaid sock!

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 had a lot of fun when it came. you can read about it in last week's blog. I like to make socks one at a…


Added by Peggy Stuart on July 1, 2010 at 2:48pm — 272 Comments

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