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Peggy Stuart's Blog – August 2009 Archive (4)

A Long Post for a Fantastic Class!

I can't believe what a weekend it was! Knitting teacher and musician Lucille Reilly came in Thursday, driving all the way from the Denver area. I awaited her arrival at the home of my friend Barbara (one of several Barbaras, actually, who are my friends). Barbara has a nice guest room with a queen-size bed, and she had agreed to let Lucille stay with her, which gave Barb some extra live-in help on her scarf if she needed it. She was the star pupil, though, so didn't need it, although she had a… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on August 26, 2009 at 7:30am — 12 Comments

Confessions of a Frantic Knitter

I have been really busy. Lucille Reilly, a knitting teacher from Colorado, is coming to teach a class in the Moebius Scarf, based on Cat Bordhi's designs. She will be staying at the home of one of my knitting buddies. Friday we have the class. I had to get people to sign up, then I had to order the books and the needles for everyone and make sure they got here on time. They did. I got the books in time to take advantage of KP's 40% off sale. Here's Lucille's photo of the scarf:…



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Added by Peggy Stuart on August 19, 2009 at 6:16pm — 12 Comments

Gnomes and Fairies!

Here's my current now-active project (once a UFO), the Oregon Socks:





My little friend has been with me for years, and he wanted to help me display my Oregon socks. He became faded a few years ago, so I used paint to touch him up. You can see how grateful he is! These socks are based on Ariel Barton's Cable net socks from Knitty, which you can view… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on August 11, 2009 at 7:34pm — 20 Comments

Homeward Bound

As you read this, we are on the road somewhere between Kimball, Nebraska, and Kimball Junction, where I-80 meets Hwy 224, which leads to Park City. In other words, we'll be home soon!

What have we been doing since my last blog post? We left the KOA near Mishawaka, IN, and our DS the elder and DIL, but not before Rocky learned to play tetherball:





We stopped twice in Iowa, once in the area near Amana, to see the Amana villages,… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on August 4, 2009 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

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