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Archive for September, 2011

My friends seemed to like the tape measure covers I’d made, so I made some more last weekend.  I made one that vaguely resembled a horse, and another that was supposed to look like Harry Potter.

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Horsing around with tape measure covers

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Much ado about nothing

Another weekend has flown by!  They always go by so fast.  Saturday morning is always filled with promise.  Two whole days ahead – I can surely accomplish wonders in 48 hours!

I woke early Saturday, ready to start tackling my many projects. However, I was quickly distracted… and landed up spending the morning attempting to make a tape measure cover that looked like a frog.  I’m not sure it really looked like a frog – but it was green, and had something resembling a large eyeball and red tongue.

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Frog-like tape measure

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My favorite day of the year has come and gone – the day we go to the Michigan Fiber Festival! Once again, my friend Amy was kind enough to get us both tickets through the Windy City Knitting Guild. Tickets include the bus ride to and from the festival (leaving at 7:00 a.m. sharp), a lunch, and snacks.

Last year many people wondered why I went, given I do not knit or spin (though I do crochet) and I’m allergic to wool, alpaca, angora, and all the other yarns most go to purchase. No one questioned my presence this year. While I can’t actually KNIT, I do have knitting needles and I’ve even picked them up!

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