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Wanna hear about this week?

WednesdaySigns of Spring.Thursday proved that Wednesday was a cruel trick.This is the front of my house at the beginning of the snow. We got about 4 inches:-(But then it melted and Friday was back to sunny. Oh, you weren’t looking for a weather report? You wanted to know about Abby’s visit? Well, if you insist. But I’m warning you in […]

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Sucky Spinner Endeavors to Improve

Two weeks ago I got two bumps of wool in the shop (about 20 pounds each) One was Blue Faced Leicester in white and the other was Masham. A wool I had actually never seen before but it was described as a Wensleydale type long wool.Here’s what the Sheep 101 website has to say about it: Masham sheep have been […]

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Fancy

It’s been a busy week and I kept neglecting my camera duties. I also have had a bad case of the Februaries and now that we’re halfway through March I’m mostly trying to get rid of the disease by deciding that winter is over. I’m wearing my spring clothes and trying my best to avoid the coat. I’m sick of […]

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Swatch

So o.k.(I seem to start a lot of thoughts with “so”)I’ve been thinking a lot about swatching lately. You know about some of it because of the Faina design sweater swatches. Well the swatching hasn’t ended. When I began knitting I had a teacher who never swatched and when I asked her about what the books were talking about with […]

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Swimming in Chocolate….And Yarn

It’s been a busy couple of days but I neglected the camera for most of it. So I’ll just tell you about most of it with some pictures of chocolate thrown in for fun. Yesterday there was a road trip to Frankenmuth. I’ve had 3 FILTHY Columbia fleeces for months in the shop. I actually wanted to take them out […]

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Start Spinning

I got a new book at the shop this week. I love it! Well, I love Maggie Casey anyway. She’s smiley and pleasant and makes everyone feel at ease and that’s what this book does. It is simple, has lovely photos and is well organized. Maggie takes you through everything you need to know to spin wool. There’s a chapter […]

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On Ice Even

I’m so tired but I have these few pictures and I know you are all waiting with baited breath for the High School Musical ON ICE documentation. It was last night and we took Maggie and her best friend and also, of course, Ryan. It was at the Palace in Auburn Hills where the Pistons play. When we got there […]

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