Warp Winding

I had a big plan. I was going to make a whole bunch of kitchen towels for gifts for some friends from church, my mom, maybe Brittney and Chelsea (the grown daughters). Then I went and spent ten days in Pennsylvania with my parents not too long ago. So the towel warp...

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A New Spin on Color

I met Alanna Wilcox at the end of 2016. We had a great time at dinner along with Jillian Moreno and Cal Patch who I was also just getting to know although I was familiar with Cal's work. But as usual, I'm getting off topic. Alanna asked if I would be willing to read...

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Pick of the Week

Yesterday and today were spent working on new projects. One of them you know about - it's the spin and weave along. I'm working on getting all of the newsletters for January ready to be sent out, I'm working on another sample scarf and taking photos as I go to include...

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Even Weave

For the Spin and Weave Along that's coming up I've been doing plain weave for my samples which isn't anything new. For the 3 skirts I made I used plain weave and for the dress I used plain weave. I like it. It's utilitarian and doesn't take any thought at all during...

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Spinning Classes….or any classes for that matter

I've been thinking about classes a lot recently. Not about teaching them as much as taking some. I think the last time I personally took a real class it may have been 2013... I love taking classes. Really, I love being in a class. I've taken a ton of classes about...

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A Look Back

I keep going back to these older posts where I had been weaving for years but was still trying to figure things out...well, that's still happening today too. Today's look back takes us to a post where I had finally gotten the loom dressed with some naturally dyed...

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Housekeeping

  NaBloPoMo Today is the last day of NaBloPoMo. A post every day for the whole entire month and though I was worried at first I have been successful! The reason I decided to take part is because I wanted to jump start my blogging. The last few years my blog posts were...

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Production Spinning

Today I want to talk a little about choosing a productions wheel...or rather what I like about the wheels that I use for spinning a whole bunch of yarn. Of course those wheels aren't with e because of my impromptu trip to Pennsylvania yesterday. The wheel I did bring...

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Traveling

Please excuse me if this post looks wonky. I'm at a rest stop in the middle of Ohio. Using my phone to post. I got some news yesterday that made me feel like I needed to be in Pennsylvania. So I packed my stuff and this morning at about 6:30 I got on the road. I had a...

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