Back to the Cabin!
Monday, May 21, 2018 2 comments
Today we had 100 first graders. They were amazing. The person who plans this trip has so many adults assisting - parents, grandparents - that each adult is minding only two or three kids. The thing that blew everyone's mind was the fact that thi... Read more
Forgot the toll of people
Monday, May 14, 2018 2 comments
We got back home on Thursday last and Saturday I was back at the village, spinning and weaving. Sunday was meeting the early morning peeps and delivering small gifts to everyone. I felt like I got a lot done this morning: spinning, laundry, prep... Read more
Friday, May 11, 2018 4 comments
Dearly Beloved and I finally were able to go on a vacation that was not part of a conference for me, work for him, or connected to a family event. That has not happened since before we were married. I think it was around 2001. We drove to Willia... Read more
Thursday, May 03, 2018 7 comments
Never leave knitting on the needles around animals (cats) and small children. The test knit shawl I have been working on was in the last 25% and then a great niece visited. She is a little over two. The shawl is now 8 rows away from being 25% do... Read more
After Spinning and Before Weaving, Knitting
Tuesday, May 01, 2018 2 comments
I am taking a hiatus from spinning for a number of days to see if I can pound out some WIPs. In pulling together things I have a BSJ, the test knit, a charted shawl, a cowl, and a brioche scarf. The cowl seems to need the least time as I read th... Read more
I am over the moon!
Monday, April 23, 2018 3 comments
The spinning wheel that I rehabbed in over the winter at the village worked with a few quirks. Old wheels always have quirks and ones that have not been used in who knows how long have more than the usual number of quirks. But it spun and I was ... Read more
Huge exciting weekend!
Monday, April 16, 2018 5 comments
Friday night was setting up tables, chairs, stage, etc. for the Iowa Federation of Handweavers and Spinners meeting on Saturday. We had Joan Ruan, champion of cotton and hemp as the speaker on Saturday. In the morning she walked us through the ... Read more
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