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A New Blog From An Old Retiree

I have an old blog page located at:  http://usschesapeake.org/PatMcCoy/ and can’t access it anymore.  It won’t recognize my e-mail address to let me log in.  I wish I knew why.

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Spinning progress pictures! Thanks for all the compliments on the Inara Wrap. It is stunning mostly because of Marja’s yarn. And yes, it’s true, I am very fortunate to know a spinner that doesn’t knit and is generous with her handspun. 186 more words

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7/100 The Beginner's Guide to Kumihimo: Techniques, patterns and projects to learn how to braid by Dorothy Wood

This is a great way to get into the easy and interesting craft of Kumihimo. For directions, examples, supplies lists and methods the information is complete and accurate. 78 more words


Inara Wrap

My friend Marja and I have a pretty decent system going. A system of her giving me handspun, and me giving her knitted items in return. 179 more words

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Basket of Fluff

Last weekend I decided it was time to finish hand carding the remainder of my Delaine wool. It took longer than I imagined, because there was a lot more of it than I imagined. 134 more words

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Busy Saturday

I prefer not to have a busy Saturday, but that’s what I’ve got over here. We are in full on girlscout cookie mode, and I have to go pick up the first 76 boxes ordered on the first day of cookie sales. 198 more words

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Saith Me... Wisdom and Foolishness

Age may be making me wiser in many ways, but I still sometimes foolishly think my body can handle the abuse it withstood when I was much younger.

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