Spinning the Columbia for Hiro

There’s a sweater I have wanted to spin for and knit since it was first released in August of 2012. Lots of times I see a cardigan and want to make it. So I buy the pattern and then it goes to the back of my mind. this one, however, has stuck with me. Maybe...

Sarah Swett and the Value of Wool

Sarah Swett was here. Do you know her? if you don’t you should. Her work is fantastic. She tries everything and she has a magic touch. she knits a lot of sweaters and they all begin with raw fleece. She does fantastic tapestries of all sizes and the wool is all...

What I Did on my Easter Vacation

I went to visit a beautiful farm that I’ve visited before. I was running low on Clun Forest and Cheviot fleeces and I heard they had just sheared and so I made an appointment for a visit. It is only a little over an hour from my house and so it’s kind of...

I Wove

In February I took a trip to Vashon Island. It is off the coast of Washington State. I went there for a week long weaving class and then I taught spinning for two days. I have been meaning to talk about it here ever since I got back. The teaching part was great. The...

No, It’s Not an Episode of Hoarders.

I had a vision of how things would go in October. I knew it would be a ton of work but  I could definitely do it.  I closed the shop for the last time before heading off to teach at Rhinebeck. i was gone for about a week and then when i got home I had 10 days to clean...

I’m Coming to a City Near You

There’s a lot of stuff going on this year for me. I thought I might share it in case you wanted to come and play with me. Here’s what’s happening for the rest of the year. April 5 – 7     DFW Fiber Fest  – Dallas Fort Worth –  There...

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