After wavering and waffling about it for what seems like forever, I am proud to announce that I am a weaver. Yup, got myself a loom last week during a visit to Webs. The Schacht Flip 20″ with 3 dents, just to cover all the bases.
It sat in the box all weekend since I was a sporty mom down at the Cape but Monday morning, the fun began. Assembly was simple and my consultants Debbi and Pat were helping me dive right in. I took some yarn that Carrie had given me, no time for picture taking of the skein, and set out to make a scarf.
I have to say, within a relatively quick time, I was weaving.
Finished last night,
hemstitched this morning and blocked and fringed this afternoon.
All that remains
Just like that…a scarf…voila!
With a Fringe on Top
It’s a Scarf
I am diving into the stash for the next one!
The particulars can be found here.
Now for shameless puppy promotion: I couldn’t resist sharing this cute picture. Although Dixie is a great walker for a puppy, the heat does get to her. This morning, she cried “Uncle!
Looking forward to a three day weekend! Hope you enjoy yours!
I may weave. Do you have any plans?
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…Wins the race. Thanks to Dixie, while my knitting time and production have diminished slightly, there is fun stuff to share and report. The best and newest discovery is that she really really REALLY doesn’t like this stuff…Bitter Apple spray. … Continue reading
We took a few days but managed to come up with a name for our new puppy that everyone not only likes but that also suits her very well. Originally from Virginia, she is the perfect Dixie Belle, a southern pup who will hopefully mind her manners as she grows up!
Don't be fooled by the sweetness
The past month has been an adjustment for everyone having a puppy afoot. My hours are suddenly really full and there is seldom a dull moment. The sweetest part of this lovable ball of energy is her ability to sleep 8 hours and not have any accidents during the night! For that alone, I love her!
She is a delight but don’t let her cuteness factor fool you…she has earned the nickname Cujo for her antics!
Dixie digs to China
playing with toys
Ice Ice baby
Dixie and Lacie, neighbors and playmates
I have managed only a little knitting, finishing up the second baby tunic. (Details here and here.)
button front detail
and so far Dixie has shown an interest in yarn but has not been given the opportunity to play with it. That is, if you don’t count beyond running off with the big ball with me trailing behind, project attached.
But I’ll be keeping a careful watch and protecting my string like no other! You hear that Dixie? I’m talking to you!
Dixie crashes and cuddles
I do have a few things on the needles and more knitting to reveal. Check back in tomorrow!
Have a great week! Feel free to share any puppy tips, it’s been a while and I am rusty…
Happy May Day!
Posted in 2012, Family