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Friday, October 8, 2004

the softer side of Fern…

In a rare attempt to get in touch with reality, I’m changing the sidebar on the right of my page. Instead of just having the trio of WIPs (the three projects currently on the ChicKNits Daily Needles), I’m throwing in some of my lanquishing projects. Perhaps seeing them everyday in plain sight will flick the interest switch in my brain that is now ignoring them.

The Short (!)List:
– Miss BB’s Jacket (a glamGirl variation of Mrs CB’s Camp Jacket) made in a raisiny burgundy color of Rowan Magpie Aran – ONE SLEEVE DONE then kicked to the curb!

Fern (the other one) in Filatura di Crosa Zara / Acid Green – BACK DONE then tossed in small gauge disbelief

Cable Me #1 – a bulky, yummy experiment in jacket making made from natural sheep colored Sweet Grass wool from the Boys in Lansing

– Cable Me #2 – once is not enough to Start & Stop apparently and here’s a small gauge version of the above with enough variation to keep it interesting – this one made from a mouth-watering leaf green Austermann *Rubino* yarn from the dear folks at Elann (no longer offered)…

NOW, cross my heart and hope to FLY TO RHINEBECK (happy sheeps y’ll!), I think that’s IT! I actually have no offending crossover projects left from SPRING ’04 this FALL ’04…

Shall we SNAP!?~ aguil3.gif

SIDEBAR: “This year’s featured breed (@Rhinebeck) is the Rambouillet breed. Developed from the Spanish Merino breed in France. It is large, white-faced, has wool on its legs, can be horned or polled, and produces fine wool, grading from 64’s to 70’s. It is long-lived, rugged and will breed most anytime of the year.”

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