Grateful

When it was time to close the shop I locked the door and left for Rhinebeck. There was no time to think. When I can back from Rhinebeck I had one week to get my stuff together for England. That included bringing home all of the stuff that was left in the store. There...

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Resolutions?

I don't think I've ever thought about the coming year as much as I have this past month. Usually the new year is just a new year and I go little by little. this year, though, with everything changing so much I am working on figuring out how to proceed. I'm getting...

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Avoiding Thoughts of Christmas for the Moment

I'm just avoiding for the moment because there is work to do and things to get done before we have our small family Christmas tomorrow and then head out to see the extended family. The list to get ready to go is long but the list of worky type things to finish is...

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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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