The Happy Skein

Tricot, Filage, Chats - Knitting, Spinning, Cats

29 juin 2005

Introduction: Summer and Fall 2003

Well, we slowly trapped and had those cats fixed, but before we could do everybody, Stacy had more kittens in August 2003.  She had a total of seven then, but one died on September 2003.  The others are: Tick: female (spayed), tiger striped.  Sadly Tick was hit by a car and died on 02/24/04. 3D: male (neutered), white with spot.  His name comes from "Third Dalmatian".  Sadly 3D was hit by a car and died on 07/19/04. Tock: female (spayed), tiger striped.  Tock has her own personality,... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2005

Introduction: Spring 2003

Of course all those cats had kittens in the spring... Tiger had some kittens in April 2003.  We don't know which ones. Pat also had some kittens in April 2003.  We know that she is the mother of Gladys and Cletus.Gladys: female (now spayed), all white except for her tail and the top of her head which are striped.Cletus: male (now neutered), white with some grey spots (like a dalmatian). He killed Lucie on 12/25/04. Stacy had five kittens in April 2003, but a little tiger striped one died in May 2003.Oscar: male,... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2005

Introduction: In the Beginning...

No, I am not going to write the Bible...  I am just going to start with the cats that were on the farm when we moved in (Fall 2002). Winty: male, white with striped spots.  We haven't seen him in months. Snicker Sr.: Black and White.  We haven't seen him in months either. Robin: red striped and white.  Has not been seen in months. Tiger: female (now spayed) dark tiger striped.  She is still around. Pat: female (now spayed) tiger striped and white.  She is still around. Stacy: female (now... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2005

First Night and Second Day

This is going to be tough to come up with titles!!! I had to stay late at work last night to make up the time since I came in late in the morning.  The good thing about this was that traffic wasn't too bad leaving work.Toni and Luther insisted on riding in my knitting bag.  They said that the yarn in it should protect them in case of impact (I don't think they trust my driving...) All the "children" were seen last night except for Number 5.  Noemie seems to be doing better, she ate some chicken and some... [Lire la suite]
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28 juin 2005

First Knitting Post - Trying to summarize WIP

Well, as usual I've got a few things currently on my needles, and I am sure I am going to forget some... The top priority project (or should I say projects) is two cardigans.  They are for our neighbor's twin daughters who are about to celebrate their second birthday.  They are having a neighborhood party on July 16 for the occasion, so I figured I had to make them something. Yarn: Plymouth Encore Worsted Needles: 4 mm and US 9 Pattern: from A&J Starmore "The Children Collection": Child's Mendicino ... [Lire la suite]
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28 juin 2005

First Day & Bergère de France order

Me got on the train this morning around 9:00 as he is starting his assignment tomorrow. After dropping him off I went to work. Not much going on there. We had our monthly division meeting, but nothing new there either. I place my order with Bergère de France through Direct Laine in Canada. This is what I ordered: Cotonature – Ceramique (Light Blue): 6 skeins Cotonature – Lupin (Light Purple): 6 skeins Cotonature – Giroflee (Yellow): 2 skeins Ciboulette – Diamant (White): 10 skeins (I was going to get 20,... [Lire la suite]
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