Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Accomplished

 I've worked on this little 5 x 7" line and wash of the kids' home while they were here;
they liked seeing their house come to life! 
 I was relieved that they recognized it right away!
This is a gift for their Mom.
 This is how that skein has looked since last Thursday.
When the kids went home with Dad last night, I sat the winder in front of my recliner 
and began some serious unwinding!  
And it worked!
I rewound the ball into a cake-a lovely cake just the way I expected to happen! lol
(The only odd part of the whole experiment--I had dyed this dark red and green but it is now
rust and teal! 
 Not a bad thing but different than the Christmas skein I had planned for a pair of socks!)
Try , try, again!

8 comments:

  1. I bow down to the Master of Yarn Detangling! Well done

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  2. Wow! You are the epitome of patience. Way to go my friend. I like the colors and instead of Christmas you got autumn.
    I know the kids Mom is going to love the painting. You are amazing with your talents.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  3. A definite winning round for you! The painting is so pretty - she will love it.

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  4. Well done on that yarn! Persistence pays off!

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  5. The yarn will make lovely FALL socks.

    Your painting is very pretty. That must be the Fernandina kids.

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  6. Yay!!! For conquering the tangled mess. I had to do the same today because of a naughty kitty
    Your painting is wonderful! I'd love to be able to paint houses. Once when I was dog sitting for Son I tried to sketch the house across the street out of boredom and it was fun but it turned out pretty badly. I even signed up for a Craftsy class on sketching buildings but it was more fun to watch someone else do it then do it myself...lol.

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  7. Yay for the untangling!!! I like the colors, even if they aren't what you were going for. Love the baby doll clothes, you do have a budding seamstress.

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  8. Good job untangling! And wow! You are so good at so many different crafts.

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