Cotton, Flax, Hemp

Not my usual topic, I know. They are fibers I have thought about but I confess to only spinning one of them for any length of time. Well, I got a new book. It’s a book I knew was in the works for some time but I had no idea it would be such an extensive look at...
Waffle Weave Away

Waffle Weave Away

Just before Thanksgiving I started winding warp for kitchen towels. I wanted to make some for my mom and for my sister-in-law and for my aunt. Well, I wanted to make towels for them and I wanted to try waffle weave so it was a win-win for all of us. I found the...
The Review and the Plan

The Review and the Plan

I think, at this time of the year, almost everyone does a little look back at the year that was and begins to think about what’s to come. Some people make resolutions, some set new goals, and some just hope. I have, in years past, made resolutions. I have never...

Irish Crochet

I’ve been interested in crochet for a while now. When I was a young child I learned to crochet from my grandmother, when I was an older child, maybe around 12ish I was making crocheted rag rugs from leftover fabric I would rip into strips. The fabric came from...

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