FO, WIP and New Acquisition

April 19, 2010 at 3:03 am 5 comments

The Finished Object (not wool related, but bear with me!)-

Chickens are out of the shop and into their new digs:

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Just finished the coop and got the girls out on grass for the first time this afternoon!

The WIP (starting to feel like the perpetual wip!) is finally all on one needle and creeping slowly towards it’s saddle-shouldered, v-necked finish:

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And the New Acquisition- is a beautiful book I happened upon at NW Handspun yarns this week.

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It’s Poetry in Stitches, by Solveig Hisdal, and while I just discovered it, I guess it was published quite some time ago and has been out of print for a bit.
Lots of fabulous colorwork- Just what I’ll need after finishing the gradient project!

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5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Michelle  |  April 19, 2010 at 5:07 am

    I don’t think I’ve ever seen a better-looking mobile coop! Wow!

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    • 2. Denise  |  April 22, 2010 at 6:53 pm

      Thanks Michelle! It was a fair amount of work- ‘specially all the details towards the end, but it sure did turn out neat, and I think my chicken girls really like it-

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  • 3. Jody van Dooijewaard  |  April 19, 2010 at 2:35 pm

    That is a really amazing book! great find.
    What a fantastic set up you have. How much land do you own…I would luv to see more of your place Denise.

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    • 4. sheepsclothing  |  April 19, 2010 at 8:44 pm

      Thanks- We’ve got just 2.25 acres. More photos of the property (before-and-after type of thing) are on the “Where” page (tabs just below the page header). The after shots are from last spring- I figure we’re about 5 years into a 10 year project!

      Reply
  • 5. Christine  |  April 19, 2010 at 4:26 pm

    I’ll bet the chicks are digging their new coop. It looks great.

    Reply

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