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Archive for September, 2007

Rainy day

I worked on the sweater today, but it still looks pretty much like it did yesterday. It rained today, all day, for the first time this fall.

Mr. Baby got to wear his new boots.

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I have a fleece, it is from a Coopworth sheep. I have never prepared a fleece or spun before, but now must be the time to learn.

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I just think the boots are adorable.

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My goal is to finish the sweater tomorrow. I want to start my Christmas knitting.

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The first post

This will be a blog about the things that I make. Fingers are for the things I make directly with my hands, paws for the training and playing I do with our dogs. My husband and I both compete in dog agility, we have 3 border collies and a papillon. Last year we had our little Mr. Baby.

Today I have made the carpet in the dining room and parlor (aka the dogs room) as clean as I can with our Hoover upright “steam” cleaner. I have never seen any steam.

More to the point, I have been working on a sweater for the newest baby that I know. She is 8 days old today.

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It is knit with Adriafil Knitcol washable wool yarn (colorway 044). I am using the Buttons Cardigan #606 pattern by Cabin Fever. I have only ever knitted raglan, top down sweaters so this is nothing new for me. I chose this pattern because I liked the collar. I would like to try a sweater with sewn in sleeves next.

It’s fetch o’clock.

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