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Marking Time 1.15.16


"Sometimes I have enough cotton in my mouth to knit a sweater." —Lee Trevino


Away at the beach, and on my walk this morning I realized it is already Friday! So that means it's time for another Frequently Asked Questions Friday…


What is the Difference Between Mercerized and Unmercerized Cotton?



Marking Time 2.12.13


"Yesterday is gone and its tale told. Today new seeds are growing." --Rumi



Weaving with my handspun, hand dyed yarn.

Thank you, Georgie. I so appreciate your gift.


Taking an unwanted break.


Marking Time 2.11.13

Today in pictures.

Cookie baking with Tia Sari.


Weaving with teabags I spun.


George love :)


"The cure for anything is salt water - sweat, tears, or the sea." --Isak Dinesen


I was unexpectedly away for almost all the month of December due to a family emergency. I never leave home without a knitting project in my bag. Knitting keeps me from going stark-raving mad while on the bus! How else can you sit for seven hours?

But that meant there wasn't much to do to keep me sane while I was away. I learned something very important: It is better to travel with more than less.

"Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain." --Author Unknown

A new scarf, called The Sheep Crossing

From my own sheep, George and Timothy (because that's what he likes to eat).

Lovingly washed, lock by lock.

Carded with a hand flicker to remove any "vegetable matter" i.e. little bits, which told stories of the bushes they liked to nibble, or a favorite spot to graze.

Handspun and handwoven.

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