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Re: Unfinished projects, was Merry Christmas/Happy New Year
gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: Unfinished projects, was Merry Christmas/Happy New Year
  • From: BONNIE_HOLMES <bonnie_holmes@comcast.net>
  • Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2011 23:37:18 +0000 (UTC)

Ever thought about selling it. Do you have a local weavers guild? Knitters and weavers would love home spun yarn. 


B 
ETN Zone 7 
Remember the River Raisin, the Alamo, the Maine, Pearl Harbor, 911. 

----- Original Message -----
From: "Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI Johnson" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil> 
To: gardenchat@hort.net 
Sent: Friday, December 30, 2011 4:37:01 PM 
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Unfinished projects, was Merry Christmas/Happy New Year 

I thought at one time I would learn to knit. It was when we had about 15 
sheep and I wanted to do something with the wool. I bought a spinning 
wheel and learned to spin - made myself piles of yarn. I liked the 
washing and carding and I loved spinning but unfortunately I didn't like 
knitting, guess I'm not meticulous enough: making the stitches even, 
counting how much you've done...it wasn't for me. I did knit a scarf but 
it's rarely cold enough here to use it. I thought about weaving, but 
then you have to sew the fabric you've made and I don't sew either. 
I still have the spinning wheel but since I don't know what I'd do with 
the yarn I haven't used it in forever. And now the sheep are gone. 

Cyndi 


-----Original Message----- 
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On 
Behalf Of Aplfgcnys@aol.com 
Sent: Friday, December 30, 2011 11:05 AM 
To: gardenchat@hort.net 
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Unfinished projects, was Merry Christmas/Happy New 
Year 

I have at least two partially finished sweaters in a work basket. For 
years 
I knotted constantly - always took my knitting to meetings, etc. I made 
sweaters, stoles, numerous other things for family, friends, and even 
sold 
some. A friend who had connections at Bloomingdales' said she could 
place my sweaters there, but I didn't want to be tied down to making the 
same thing over and over. The biggest pleasure was selecting new yarns, 
planning patterns, making up new stitches, etc. I did the most knitting 
in 
the fall and early winter watching football games on television. Then, 
about 
ten years ago in one of my rounds of Lyme disease, my right hand stopped 
working right. I had had some degree of ulnar neuropathy for years, but 
not 
enough to keep me from knitting, but that time it did. I miss knitting 
terribly. 
Every once in a while I go back and try again, but it just doesn't work 
any 
more. I haven't been able to watch football this season, either. 

I have always hated to leave a job unfinished, but for the past year or 
so 
it 
has seemed thatI was always working on something that I couldn't finish 
until I had a further bit of information from someone I couldn't quite 
reach or 
pin down. Spent a lot of frustrating time that way getting Horticulture 

Schools 
set up across the state, and I can see it coming at me again this 
spring. 
Oh 
well, I'm officially retired from that job, even though I still do it, 
so 
maybe this 
year I'll just quit and let someone else cope. 

Happy New Year to all of you. May 2012 be a great one in your gardens. 
Auralie 

In a message dated 12/30/2011 1:15:06 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
bonnie_holmes@comcast.net writes: 

My oldest is a comforter I started in the late 60s. It is made of 
squares, mostly Kettle cloth material, stuffed with stockings. It was a 
time when women still had to wear stockings to work and had constant 
runs. Great for the industry. It is one of the projects I plan to finish 
this next year. 



B 
ETN Zone 7 
Remember the River Raisin, the Alamo, the Maine, Pearl Harbor, 911. 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Daryl" <dp2413@comcast.net> 
To: gardenchat@hort.net 
Sent: Friday, December 30, 2011 10:01:42 AM 
Subject: [CHAT] Unfinished projects, was Merry Christmas/Happy New Year 

What's the oldest unfinished project you've found? I think I may have 
unearthed the oldest one. It was a dress that I started in Home Ec in 
about 
1964. After ripping out the zipper a half dozen times (my mother 
wouldn't 
let a stitch be out of place), I hated it so much that I refused to hem 
it. 
It showed up when we moved my folks to a senior apartment complex in '98 
or 
so. I think I might have an unfinished sweater from '72 out in the 
garage. 
:-/ 

d 

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