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Laura Hogan
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Rye Socks
As January nears its end, I still think of and attempt to accomplish my New Year's Resolutions.  I wish to remember Socrates' quote "The secret of change is to focus all your energy on not fighting the old, but on building the new." I would like to try and ...

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Handspun Hats
I love wearing and making hats.  I made this too big first so I had to rip it out.  I made it to fit a 20 inch head.  The thing is that my head is really 21 inches.  Hats are often too big or too small.  I really like the fit of this hat. I followed the sam...

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Entente Florale 2015
Trim Town has taken part in the  Entente Florale Competition.   The town looks great and it was so wonderful to see such a level of participation.  The judging has took place last week.  I decided to share this video. This video was done by a local business...

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Day 8 Tour De Fleece
Didn't do much!  haha!  Very tired!  Maybe more tomorrow....

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Day 7 Tour De Fleece 2015
\ Spinning Falkland Wool that I dyed with turmeric.  I'm covered in turmeric now.  I love the colour but I don't know if this is going to work out.  Little disappointed.  Would love a hat this colour but I don't want a yellow mark on my forehead.  Will have...

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Day 6 Tour De Fleece
I spun up these batts that I made with hand dyed superwash merino and some silver angelina fibre.  I think it will make a nice hat. Will wash and set this yarn tomorrow. I dug this yarn out of my handspun stash and decided to attempt knitting one of  these ...

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Day 5 Tour De Fleece
I got a bit of spinning done today.  Yesterday and today, I didn't have as much time for it.  It is great to do this spinalong because even if you do 5 minutes, it's something and it counts.  There are no real rules.  It is nice to be spinning again.  I mig...

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Day 4 Tour De Fleece
Didn't get much spinning done today but I did a bit and took a few photos. Today I made a chocolate, cherry, coconut banana bread.  It should be called everything including the kitchen sink cake!

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Day 3 Tour De Fleece 2015
Day 3 of the Tour De Fleece.  I am planning on plying these two different colourways together and am looking forward to seeing the outcome.  I have high hopes of plying these bobbins after dinner.  I make no promises and I probably will photograph the plied...

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Day Two Tour De Fleece
This is yesterday's spinning plied. This is Lexi, making the most the sunshine while it lasts. I am going to spin and ply both of these together.  I spun the more orange-y one today and will spin the other one tomorrow. Orange-y one spun. Happy Spinning! ‪#...
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