Archive for July, 2011

Kool-Aid and Jello Dye

Dyed natural colored Jacob wool with Kool-Aid:

Jello Dyed Rambouillet wool:



Read Full Post »

Saturday we went to the county fair in Central City, it was so hot and muggy that we didn’t do much walking around.  We pretty much stayed in one of the exhabition halls and watched some dancers:

This was the “Dancing with Scissors” dance troupe.

We met a very nice lady by the name of Ciuin pronouced (Q in) with her exhibitt on the Romani peoples or Gypsys.  This was a wonderful exhibit and she is very knowledgeable of her culture.  So much fun to talk to.

Ciuin with her exhibit


Romani Flag

 I did make it over to the bunny barn to look at the rabbits, I think this guy just wanted the day to be over:

Flemish giant

An overall view of the fair from where we were sitting:

There was a draft horse pull going on down at the grandstand, but it was just too hot to go and watch it.  Maybe next year.

Read Full Post »


We got busy on Sunday and layed new carpet in the kitchen.  We used carpet tiles and so far we really like them.

I’ve also been busy spinning some Bond merino, getting ready for sock knitting time. I’m using the Lamb for the singles.

Read Full Post »

In Memorium

The last weekend of June was kind of a sad weekend. We needed to have our old cat Perky put down, she was 16 years old and just couldn’t go anymore. 

Read Full Post »