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Peggy Stuart's Blog – October 2011 Archive (5)

High Fiber—Family Visits, Part Two

We have been having a nice visit with Daphne and her family.





 

The Bees' Knees cardigan fit just the way I wanted: a little big, so she can wear it for a long time. The socks fit about the same way:

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Added by Peggy Stuart on October 31, 2011 at 8:30am — 19 Comments

High Fiber—Family Visits, Part One

We have been on the road since Tuesday. In the car, I got a good start on the kilt hose for DH:



The knitting and the audiobooks make the time go by fast.

We arrived in Peru, IN, Thursday afternoon and have been having a nice visit with DS1 and his DW.



DS had the day off on Friday, so we took the pups (four, including ours and their Westies, Koko and Odie) to the dog park in…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on October 24, 2011 at 8:30am — 39 Comments

High Fiber—Quilting Bees?

We had Vintage Stitchers this week. I guess you could call the people in our group quilting bees, because Utah is The Beehive State.

Julie finished the quilting on Carol's Crazy Chickens:

 



 

Barbara had two new quilts to give to Julie. This one, which is similar in pattern to the Pandora's Box quilt I made from DGD1, from…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on October 17, 2011 at 8:30am — 32 Comments

High Fiber--Keeping Warm

We had knitting last week at Rob's lovely home:

 

Here are Lynda and Georgette, sharing knitting advice and tips. The knitting group is great. Rob has a neat new camera, which he used to take this photo.



This week we had Common Threads, in spite of the early arrival of snow:

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Added by Peggy Stuart on October 10, 2011 at 8:30am — 36 Comments

High Fiber—Getting Buzzed

If you are a regular reader of my blog you have seen the progress on this, the "Bees' Knees Cardigan" from The New Stranded Colorwork by Mary Scott Huff.



Here was the body almost finished:



The yarn used is Knit Picks discontinued Essential sock yarn in "Cocoa," Knit Picks Stroll tonal in "Golden Glow" and "Springtime," and Stroll "Bare." All are fingering…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on October 3, 2011 at 8:30am — 26 Comments

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