Whimsical Creations giveaway

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Whimsical Creations is having a giveaway for either a Mickey or Minnie Mouse ornament. check it out here and say Victoria Barton sent you please.

spinning and doctors appointments.

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Kenny and I went to the doctor today for the pregnancy.The baby is definitely doing okay. As of today the baby is head down and is most likely a girl the baby was so big it was hard to tell for sure. They are thinking girl though. Kenny and I got to see the face really well. He said the baby looked like me. lol The baby could could be born anywhere between the 12th and 17th of December. Hopefully it will not be on the 14th because that is Vincent's birthday.

I have been spinning this week a lot. The boho knitter chic spins group on ravelry is having an end of the year spin down your stash event so I am taking part in it. I figure it will be the last time I spin and not be interrupted continuously for awhile. This fiber is from Hobbledehoy fiber on etsy and is awesome. I love hobbledehoy fiber. It is 102 yards and is from Gemmy Batts no 97. It is a 2-ply

I have also been spinning on my Boho Knitter Chic(bohoknitterchic on etsy.com) Lotus colorway. It is South African Wool. I love it. It is so soft. I think it is going to be a three ply. It depends on my final yardage.

Here are some pictures of Vincent on Halloween:
He was Woody from Toy Story.

and here is Vincent at the Condors game. He loved seeing the game:

and here is Vincent in his new Buzz Lightyear pajamas

Ill post again later on this week as I spin more.

Bitten by books dot com is currently hosting a question session with Devon Monk and a kindle giveaway. You should definitely check it out. Devon is answering your questions as well which is super cool. here is the link go by and check it out

Phat Fiber is hosting a giveaway for Friends in Fiber. Friends in Fiber is such an awesome store. Jan and Peg are so amazing with their fiber craftiness.

Here is my current stash of FIF

X2 Eggplant polwarth

Eggplant polwarth all spun up lace weight

I am currently knitting the woodland shawl pattern in the eggplant colorway. it is so lovely.

Cranberry Swirl

Uptown Chessie

so as you can tell Jan and Peg are awesome with their fibers. They do beautiful work. So go on over to Phat Fiber and check out the wonderful giveaway.

Also be sure to check out Friends in Fiber on Etsy

They are currently having a sale right now as well.


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My Tour De Fleece spinning

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This year I got to take part of my first Tour De Fleece. I had such a good time with all the spinning and camaraderie. It was an awesome good time.

First off here are all my yarn spun up. I spun 15 yarns on my drop spindles.

This fiber is from Counting Sheep Farms and is cormo, alpaca, and silk. Such a lovely mix. CHF has this for sale in her shop all the time I believe. This one is an n-ply as well.

This is from Counting Sheep Farms as well and the colorway is fire and the fiber content is merino. It is an n-ply

This Fiber is from BeeMiceElf and was from my swap partner. It is an n-ply.

The fiber I made this yarn with came from EverImprovingMe and is the any port in a storm colorway and is Polwarth. Such a lovely spin.

The fiber for the next two yarns came from Boho Knitter Chic. She is the goddess of glorious batts and roving.
Fiber Content: Merino Top this is a single.

This fiber is called purple cone flower and the fiber content is Fiber Content: merino, Angelina, bamboo. it is an n-ply.

Sunset Farm Fiber from Fleecemakers this yarn is a single
its fiber content is f firestar, angelina, tencel and bamboo,
super silky Romney and a finn shetland romney cross
fleece along with dyed mohair

This is a lace weight single and is from Spindies. It is the coral box

This fiber came from Froggy Fibers and is Merino
This is a lace weight single.

This fiber is from Corgi Hill Farms
and is merino, silk, firestar-shimmer. It is n-ply

these little bits are the last I spun from the TDF
this is from Into the Whirled and is a single.

this one was one of my goals. to spin a whole skein on my Jenkins Turkish Delight.
This is n-ply

this is my first and last spin for the tour

I had a good time doing all this spinning and have perfected my n-ply.

here is what I am working on now:

my hamm batt for the Crafty Puppy Lover Toy Story SAL

and my corgi hill farm wensleydale roving im am currently spinning on my Jenkin's Turkish Delight

here s vincent modeling my Jenkins. he is getting so big.

here I am with my drop spindle and my bearded dragon

here I am spinning downtown at the amtrack station in Bakersfield next to the giant globe fountain

July 5, 2010

I have been doing a lot of spinning lately for Tour De Fleece. I had a fun weekend at ABC's of Creative Pursuits. I got to go play with Karen's acid dyes. It was a lot of fun. I definitely have to get my own acid dyes someday. It is a lot of fun to dye with them.

Fourth of July was a lot of fun. Good food and a good time with family. Little man had a good time and like to run around when the strobe fireworks were going off. It was funny.

well here is some pictures from what has been going on

these are pictures of illegal fireworks people in our neighborhood were setting off. pretty though

this is my tour de fleece day 1 and 2 accomplishments. 200 yards of lace of lace to fingering weight yarn. my hands are so sore from spinning. LOL

I will post more pictures later of some more hand dyed yarn and roving I did this weekend. They are drying right now. I also have some new little man pictures to post up as well. ttfn

here is my acid dyed cascade 220

I was still rinsing here.

Here she is all wound up

I used hot pink, purple, and teal jacquard acid dyes. So much fun. can't wait to do it again:-)

Ultimate Blog Party 2010

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The Ultimate blog party 2010 started today at 5 minutes for mom. It is going to be so much fun. I do not know how much I am supposed to say to myself on here. I have a wonderful two year old named Vincent. In December I will be married six years to my wonderful husband Kenny. I would be interested in winning these prizes:

Tupperware Prize Pack – the winner will receive a box filled with fun Tupperware goodies.
Provided by: Heather @ Marine Corps Nomads

A Salt City Candle Electric Melting Pot with two melting tiles.
Provided by: Stacy’s Candle Closet

Prize package of preschool toys! KOTA & PALS HATCHLINGS – (PLAYSKOOL/Ages 3 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $14.99), TONKA CHUCK & FRIENDS CHUCK MY TALKING TRUCK (TONKA/Ages 3 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $34.99), PLAY-DOH Coco-Nutty Monkey (Ages 3 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $12.99), PLAY-DOH MINI BUCKET (Ages 3 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $4.99)
Provided by: Hasbro

New Mary Kay Fragrance Free Satin Hands Set for one winner. A new twist on a Mary Kay® best-seller*! Mary Kay® Satin Hands Pampering Set is now also available in a fragrance-free version!
Provided by: Jasmin Collier & Tamisha Mays


MY UBP2010 giveaway is a hand knit beanie in whatever color you choose as long as its not an impossible to find color I can do it.

well ravelympics is over and I miss it already. Last time the ravelympics happened I only made one item. I did quite a bit more this year. here are all my projects for ravelympics

my easy breezy hat made from my hand spun yarn
this hat is going to charity.

my lets go shopping market bag I hand dyed the cotton myself. I love this bag


my licorice twist that I hand dyed using wiltons

my hand spun this roving is from Counting Sheep Farm the colorway id parrotfish. It is 100% merino roving 3 ply 171 yards

This is from Boho Knitter Chic Burlesque Spin a Long
my hand spun yarn is 139 yards and is awesome. I plied it with Cherry Tree Hill Sock yarn. It looks so amazing.

this is me with my batt from Boho Knitter Chic before it was spun up. It is huge

so that is everything from this year. I had such fun doing more this year. I had an awesome fun time being part of Team Twilight on Ravelry.

I am currently working on finishing up mt flower power elephant and the anatomically correct knit heart from knitty. I have just one two feet to go on the elephant and finishing up the valves on the heart.

here are some current vincent pics

He likes to hold his toys in front of his face. Than I take pictures of them. He than likes to see the picture. It is so cute.

Vincent wearing the Alpaca Hat I won from Alpaca Farm Girl blog. My package was late getting to me because of all the bad weather. I also received a pair of alpaca socks as well, they are so wonderfully warm. My toes are always cold wearing normal cotton socks. not so with these. I love them. Thank you

This picture of Vincent would have been so perfect if not for the finger. But it is representative of childhood. I love it.
You can see his beautiful blue eyes. I love the expression on his face.

Well that is it for now. I am going to be posting consistently from now on.
hope everyone is having a good day.

Spincerely yours is having an awesome giveaway at Phat Fiber "The Most lushest purple you've ever seen"; quotes Jessie/miss phat fiber and all around awesome gal. Jessie is not kidding either I love purple. My little Honda is even lavender. This is so beautiful. You need to get yourself over to the phat fiber blog and check it out.

February's Phat Fiber Boxh

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here is my feb phat fiber box I love it all. gorgeous. ill edit later to add the other stitch markers and extras and the url's to the store have to go to the bank to put in check