07:08 – How to Split a Roving for spinning, including how to split for fractal stripes.
22:50 – Review of How Do You Know? starring Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson and Paul Rudd.
25:39 – Review of Michelle West’s House Name (Book 3 of House Wars).
31:48 – Review and Spoilers of Jim Butcher’s Ghost Story (Book 13 of Dresden Files).
35:34 – Part One of Trip Itinerary for Visiting the Pacific Northwest – Portland to Seattle to Vancouver to Victoria to Port Angeles to Portland loop.

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Treefrog Grippit Flexible Tripod with cell phone adapter – LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!

Getting Ready for the Fair!
Kitsap County Fair – August 24-28 (Entry deadlines Aug 13-14)
Puyallup Fair – September 9-25 (Entry deadlines August 26-28)

My Entries:
Rose Garden Fibers SW BFL in Blue and GreenSwatch knitted (Click on the project page for Kiara’s Socks to see a picture of the swatch. Pretty Cable!)
Emotion by CJ Kopec CreationsSwatch still needed
Midnight Desire 100% Corriedale spun bulky and plied with silver thread, Fiber dyed by CJ Kopec CreationsSkein is tagged, 4″x4″ swatch is still needed.
Midnight Desire Capelet, Perfect Hug Shawl (Pattern by Lynn DT Hershberger) knitted with my handspun from Midnight Desire by CJ Kopec Creations – Shawl is finished and blocked.
Baby Talk ShawlSmall Talk Shawl (Pattern by Cheri McEwen) crocheted with Miss Babs Bamboo Baby fingering weight yarn4 more rows of the edging to go and then needs to be blocked.
(More projects will be discussed next week)

Movie Review: How Do You Know? starring Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson and Paul Rudd

Book Review: House Name (Book 3 of The House War) by Michelle West

Trip Itinerary:
For 1st time visitors to the Pacific Northwest I suggest a loop from Portland to Seattle to Vancouver, B.C. to Victoria to Port Angeles and back to Portland. Next week I will go into the highlights of places to see in Portland. I made a separate page for the trip itinerary: https://acatandheryarn.wordpress.com/2011/08/04/portland-loop/

Current Projects

Wheel Spinning Project: SW Merino Dyed by Me in Blue and Green to match Rose Garden Fibers SW BFL in Blue and Green for Cable Lagoon Socks

Spindle Spinning Project: Cotton on Support Spindle

Dye Project: Alpaca Pi Dye – Pindrafted Alpaca to be dyed for gradient rainbow pi shawl – Silver Grey section is done, now onto Purple!

Currently Reading: Ghost Story by Jim Butcher (Book 13 of Dresden Files)

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