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farm-girl-friday

It’s kind of funny.  On one of the blogs I read, they were talking about getting itty bitty eggs from their hens.  Well, guess what’s been turning up in our nesting boxes the last few days?

I had an even smaller one, but it broke when I was washing them.

Farm wives throughout history have always had to look for ways to make a little spending money.  Things haven’t changed.  Eggs have always been an easy way.  Another way is with hand work.

I have a merino/cashmere blend shawl for sale.  It’s a beautiful crescent/heart shape that clings well around the shoulders.

Here’s a close-up of the lace.  I’m asking only $50 plus shipping.  Email me for details and shipping costs.

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Last Yarn Along before December -yikes!  Like Ginny I’m doing a bit of Advent reading, finalizing ideas for this year.

Finished the sweater.  I’m sure it will look better on a slimmer model.  I’m sure the recipient will love it.  It is so cozy you just want to snuggle up.

Remember the shawl I made in February?  And then it got ripped back and tried to make it bigger?  And then it got frogged and made into most of a shawl? And then it got started on the current pattern?  And then I had to rip out the border because of the way I was using 2 yarns and joining?  Well, I gave up on the lace border pattern.  It was just taking too long and taking too much concentration.  So I designed one using my Orenburg lace book and now I’m nearly half finished the border.

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