Dress Turquoise Longinndry

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I was really happy with how these turned out. The colors were so much fun to work with! For A.M-S in MN.

Turquoise Macpherson

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For H. Hollman of Canada.

Turquoise Lennox

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For J. Maloney!

Too cute

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Julius' compete Antarctic Tartan outfit. The jacket is lined with a penguin fabric. Recently I put lace cuffs on the sleeves and I plan to redo the jabot to match. He really looks sharp up there on stage!

First Trophy

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Sadie won the beginners trophy at Fair Hill Games!

Dress Wine Sutherland Hose

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These hose were finished in April for T. Fulforth. Dress Wine Sutherland tartan split diamonds. These were fun to do and the yarn colors were a good match to the tartan. I was happy to see them in action at Fair Hill.

Not really

Yes, I still have a blog, but I don't really blog anymore. I had high hopes in April to keep up with this, but alas I haven't. Things have been crazy busy. My hose business, Bonnietoes, has taken off. I've had to turn away orders there are so many people who need hose! So, this is a good thing. I've made a jacket for Julius for dance and a kilt for my nephew and my brother-in-law. I have 2 possible commissions for other kilts. Other crafting is on hold, but the Scottish related crafting is going on full steam ahead!


A quick update on the last half of a year!

I've decided that my reflective life expressed through blogging will move forward both here and on fieldlearning (the homeschooling blog). I hope to use this post to hit on a few highlights, probably without hyperlinks which I will regret not putting in at a later point, but for now, posting without links is better than not posting at all!

I heart Ravelry! - I'm Bonnietoes on Ravelry and I think this is about the coolest web interface software, community thing anywhere! I hope to use it more for cataloging my yarns and keeping track of my projects.

Speaking of Bonnietoes - my kilt hose making venture is going well. I've got a number of orders and a few more people who seem interested. I am enjoying the projects and so far I've spaced them appropriately enough to not feel rushed or under pressure (which would take all the enjoyment out of it!)

Personal knitting - besides a couple of small projects I've made an Aran shrug for myself out of homespun Romney. I am so excited that I actually took this project from roving to garment.

Spinning - I've gotten some lovely rovings at the PA Farm Show from Terry Kunst and Kate Bostek and am having a blast spinning those up. Also working on a website for Kate (http://www.roclans.com) hoping to make some extra money to get a new wheel at MD Sheep and wool.

Hope to have pictures of some of the other projects soon, but for now see me on Ravelry!