Just a Couple of Things

I've been cleaning my fiber room. There are bins full of stuff to Keep, stuff to Sell, and stuff to Give Away. I'm thinking of having a porch sale in the next couple of weeks at the shop to clear out some older fiber and yarn. It's good and there are even a couple of...

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What I Did on my Summer Vacation

We're just back from 9 lovely relaxing days. There was plenty of knitting, some spinning, lots of sitting around and a teeny tiny bit of work. I could get away with that because Chelsea was steering the Spinning Loft ship.This post will cover the family activities we...

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Perfect Summer Dye Day

We talked today about the day we scheduled this happy class. Carla (cjkoho on Twitter and Ravelry) was concerned about the date. August would be hot. I explained that I would talk to those in charge of the weather and all would be well.It was perfect. A lovely breeze....

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New Spinners and New Weavers all in one week.

This past week was a veryveryvery busy one. Chelsea was out of town. There was knitting to do and Tour de Fleece to keep up with.Thursday was the second class of my accellerated beginning spinning class. There was great progress. We learned about plying, worked more...

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2009 Maggie’s Fiber Camp

First, before I get into how the week went I just want to show this yarn. This is Romney that was dyed by Amy King at Spunky Eclectic. I am now carrying Amy's fibers and currently have Panda, Shetland and Romney in addition to the silks I've had for a couple of years....

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What can I say? It's been a busy week as usual. There was planning, organizing, giving Chelsea a hard time, giving Ryan a hard time, giving Maggie a hard time. Lousmith was out of town and so I didn't give him much of a hard time because we were both busy and didn't...

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Solstice Celebration Breakdown

Yes, Jillian was here for the party. See the wet spot on her skirt. Still not sure what happened there.The lovely Carla and poetic Erica were spinning and plying away. (By the way, Carla is selling her single treadle Matchless. It's been impeccably cared for and is a...

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Seriously

Last Wednesday I set off for TNNA which is the big trade show for owners of needlework and yarn shops. Now I am the first to say that I do not own a yarn shop but there were several things to be accomplished.First- I was teaching two classes. One was a class on how to...

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