The Happy Skein

Tricot, Filage, Chats - Knitting, Spinning, Cats

21 juin 2006

Happy Birthday !!! Joyeux Anniversaire !!!

Today is ME's birthday.Aujourd'hui c'est l'anniversaire de ME.HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!JOYEUX ANNIVERSAIRE !!!PS:  If you are new here or if you haven't figured it out yet ME is the nickname of my husband.PS:  Au cas ou vous êtes nouveau ici ou bien si vous ne l'avez pas encore deviné, ME est le surnom de mon mari.
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19 juin 2006

Spinning Shetland wool - Filage de laine Shetland

Before my unexpected out of state trip, I spun a little of the Sheltand I got at the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival.  I took some pictures as I went and I figured I would share them with you and try to describe the process I followed.  Now this is by no mean meant to be an "how-to" but rather a documentation of how I did it and hopefully it will give you some ideas and I will hear from you of better ways to do things! Avant mon voyage inattendu, j'ai filé un peu de la laine Shetland que j'ai acquise au... [Lire la suite]
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09 juin 2006

Mice and Cats - Souris et Chats

Mice:  I have translated my pattern for the crocheted mouse in French and it can be found there.  I hope it's OK because I haven't crocheted from a pattern written in French in a long time.  Now, I just have to remember to take a picture to show you what the finished mouse looks like.  Well, I first need to find one that is not too badly mutilated, or make a new one! Cats:  For those of you on the other side of the Atlantic, since it might be difficult to support Rebekah's Basil and Abner's Critter Charity... [Lire la suite]
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09 juin 2006

Where was I ? - Où en étais-je ?

Just as I felt that things were going back to normal (if there is such a thing) after our five day vacation, we had to leave again!  ME's grand-father died on Tuesday (May 30), the viewing was on Thurday and the funeral on Friday.  Considering that it is a 10-hour drive (one-way, not including stops), we had to leave on Wednesday.  So Tuesday night we had to pack and get the cats taken care of.  Our usual Apollo-sitter was on vacation, so we ended up having to board him.  It was a first for us, as we never... [Lire la suite]
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