Pretending it’s Spring

The sun is shining, the air is fresh, and spirits are high out in the pasture today.

Frank even came out of his shell a bit

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Amazing what some sunshine and “falfers” (alfalfa pellets) can do 🙂

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For as wet as it’s been, I was pleasantly surprised that Dottie doesn’t seem too felted

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I got a little bit of quality time with her and Chone , who is sporting a mighty nice-looking fleece himself

Esther’s fleece looks kind of messy on the outside (tips are pretty weathered, and some chicken keeps pooping on her!)

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but I think it’s still really nice underneath. One thing’s for certain, there is lots of it!

I’m still not officially done with the argyle socks, but I’ve given in to the the green and cast on my cabled sweater-

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I know it doesn’t look like much yet, but I’m really excited about how it’s coming along. The fabric feels great, and it’s fun to work on. I’d almost forgotten how satisfying this kind of textured work is.

Here’s a better look at how the cable panel on the back is shaping up.

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