Sheep!

The time is flying by and I haven't shown you all the rest of the things I saw in England! So I'll show the highlights. This is in the town in Cornwall near blacker Yarns called Launceston. There is a lovely little yarn store there. I bought a couple of things because...

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Visiting the Mill

I've been back from England for almost 2 weeks. It took me almost an entire week to get back on the right time schedule and stop feeling tired every minute of the day. Then it was Thanksgiving and I was trying to clean up around here a bit. Then I remembered that I...

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3 More Days

The last day for the brick and mortar store is Saturday the 13th. That is in only 3 more days. While preparing for the new change in direction I have be rearranging the house a bit. Since I will continue to offer a wide range of fleeces and all the tools you need to...

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All About Color

So I've spent this week taking a class. It's on Craftsy and it's called Spinning Dyed Fibers with Felicia Lo. You can find it here. Felicia is the founder of Sweet Georgia Yarns. I've never used her yarns but I know her spinning fibers are fantastic. The colors are...

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Easy and Hard

I've been thinking a lot lately about stuff that is hard for me that should be easy. It's hard for me to prioritize. If I did a better job of it I might spend less time on putting out fires (meaning hurrying to do all the stuff I am behind on). It's hard for me to not...

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Spin Tech

I got a new toy a few weeks ago. It's called a Spin Tech. It's an electric spinner. I have not wanted an electric spinner because of the way I spin. I'm more of a Rita Buchanan Style spinner than a Judith McKenzie style spinner. What I mean by that is I don't change...

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And More Weaving

I have been spinning too. I promise. But I wanted to tell you about this thing that I did. Last week Sara Lamb came over - from California. It's all because I am/was not a confident weaver. I have giant plans for some testing of handspun yarns but it would require...

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The Weaving

So, there was this project I began so so long ago. I wanted to remember my friend Kathy Rowe by weaving some of the lace weight yarns she had dyed. I used to sell her yarns in my shop and when we lost her I took them all home with me. Here is a post from a while ago...

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Progress…

I have a sock problem. I used to knit them. I made them for a few people who loved them. I made a few pairs for myself but they wore out. Fast. I am talking aobut a hole under the ball of my foot within 6 wearings. That is too fast for the amount of knitting that is...

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