Late winter funk

They say time gets away from us all at one point or another, and that certainly holds true for myself this past week. Again we’ve had issues with freezing pipes, then pipes that lead to my washing machine being cut when my landlord attempted to fix the other pipes. Followed up with a little bit of winter funk due to the lack of sun, which I managed to finally get past with a couple drops of vitamin D.

I managed to get very little done this week, I added the lining to the top of my dress…though I may have messed up a little in my hurry to use adhesive tape instead on part of the dress sigh, luckily, I think I have enough fabric left to fix this problem, always buy an extra half yard folks!!

I’ve also been spinning up the stunning mulberry silk I purchased from Silk and Shine, all of the silk on her page looks amazing. I will certainly be purchasing more.

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I’ve already come up with plans for this beautiful yarn!!

Have a nice night folks!

I don’t have time for this

I’m couch bound today, it’s not that I have the flu so much, I just have awful back pain with a bit of…never mind you don’t need hear details. There are pros and cons to not feeling well, the pros being that if some unsuspecting visitor were to stop by and see the piles of dishes on my counter, I have a good excuse, the downside is that I have now have a messy house.

Right now the cons out way the pros, sure I get to cuddle up and read knitting magazines

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And dream about all the things I will, hopefully, maybe, one day knit. Then I start to think about the fiber & color I want to use to knit said item….then I go to

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I’m not proud of what happened next….yeah, but you got good deals
Before I could talk myself out of it I started adding items to my cart, I then texted Toph, surly he would disapprove and remind me that I have a lot of wool left to spin in my craft room. However I didn’t say “I want to buy wool”, I said “I want to buy rovings, that have already been carded and are good to go”. He gave me the okay and now suddenly I am expecting

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4oz of white merino – tussah silk- bamboo rovings at $2.75 an oz, I mean COME ON NOW! What a deal!
Then I added this

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2oz of winter mix hand painted mulberry silk roving. MULBERRY SILK PEOPLE!!! MUL-BERRY. SILK It’s amazing.

I have since given myself a lecture and I’m not allowed to purchase anymore fiber until all my wool is spun up, also I am now donating almost a tub full of (commercial) yarn to my knitting class….to make room for the fiber that is coming.

Alright folks, I’m going to go chug some orange juice and chicken broth and muster up some energy to I can at least sweep and vacuum. I’ll leave the links to the etsy stores below, I am an enabler.

Felting Supply

Silk and Shine