Vive le Tour!

By a miracle and a half, I stayed with the Tour de Fleece this year.  I posted with my teams each day.  Generous feedback from Friends of Abby’s Yarns & all of their projects kept me in the loop even when serial nights of posting progress seemed impossible. Not since Brownies have I been this […]

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Sunday switch-up

Days 1 – 8 of the Tour de Fleece were all about spinning the lace project for my friend, Teresa.  The progress was starting to go to my head and I wanted to give my hand muscles a new set of movements.  Repetitive stress is not a syndrome that I want raining on my parade. […]

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Breakaways on Le Tour

Yesterday was Day 8 of the Tour, and I am still spinning with the best of them!  In the evening, I broke-away from the home front and went for a walk.  We went down to a nearby trail that we love but haven’t visited in ages.  DH helped with the pics and Toby was beside […]

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Touring

Still touring through that week 1 of the Tour de France!  We DVR the race, and I watch after work.  Cooking dinner is taking a beating but I’ve been posting my pictures on Ravelry, daily! Day 3’s collage was an entry for Team Spindlers’ prize – you show date/ time proof of a day’s progress. […]

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Le Tour, day 2

Happy 4th!  Never fails that I remember my Grandmother on the 4th of July.  A New Yorker, born & bred, she married into and loved Jamaican life.  Every year the little American flags came out on this one day, and she was the very soul of celebration. Day 2’s progress in the Tour de Fleece! […]

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Le Tour de Fleece 2011

Happy Canada Day weekend to everyone celebrating. Le Tour has begun!  The kick-off Stage 1 today was beautiful.  My project this year is for a friend, Teresa.  We shook hands on a trade a few months ago, and my part is to spin lace-weight yarn from my Corgi Hill Farm braid. The braid is 4.3 […]

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