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Long day
Thursday, January 10, 2019      3 comments

Today was a long day (a fun day, but long). I left the house at 8:15am to do errands before picking up a friend and her spinning wheel to spend the greater part of the day spinning in another friend's studio. After a late lunch I headed to ... Read more
Plan B
Wednesday, January 09, 2019      4 comments

I have a plastic box with handles, it is actually for hanging files, with attached lid that comes in very handy to use as a table, which holds my weaving items during the winter when I weave in the main building at the village. Usually I arrive,... Read more
Helping a friend with weaving
Sunday, January 06, 2019      3 comments

Really should be called "helping a friend with setting up a loom". This was Friday's work: . The warp is a cotton/linen blend. I think it is 50/5... Read more
I hope this is not an indication of the year
Tuesday, January 01, 2019      7 comments

This was a cup from my Grandmother's kitchen that kept me going during my administrative leave in 2016. Even with that bad memory, the cup became my fa... Read more
Never know what you find in a project bag
Saturday, December 29, 2018      7 comments

Months ago I sent a project to the frog pond because I made an error in calculating how much yarn I would need for it. Later I started a simple Corrugated Baktus with said yarn. I love this pattern because you start by weighing your yarn. Then k... Read more
Museum Exhibit
Wednesday, December 26, 2018      4 comments

A few days ago DB and I went to a somewhat local museum that had an exhibit based on "Strong and influential female protagonists ... of literature's most iconic books." Called Literary Heroines: Their Times, Their Fashions. It was over the top.... Read more
A finished item!
Friday, December 21, 2018      7 comments

Finally got beauty photos of my last spun skein of yarn. Eight ounces of cushy goodness! The penny lets you see the scale of the yarn. This is a light ... Read more
Sometimes the basket is discouraging rather than good looking!
Thursday, December 20, 2018      3 comments

This basket. It feels and looks like no matter how much I spin it remains the same - full! This was Tuesday's production (along with some weaving)... Read more
Weaving again
Friday, December 14, 2018      5 comments

For the last three times I was at the village I could not get the loom out. Today I did and am feeling very good about the amount I got woven. Lots wound around the cloth beam! ... Read more
Finishing spinning
Wednesday, December 12, 2018      6 comments

Yesterday while doing laundry, watching the last of a video so I could return it to the library and making soup, I plyed up the alpaca/wool blend. I think it will become a shawl - a lacy one but I need to get it off the bobbin, washed to get the... Read more
Equipment Road Trip!
Tuesday, December 11, 2018      2 comments

This is the Canadian Production Wheel, in pieces, traveling to Mr. Incredible Spinning Wheel Repair Guy. We also took a yarn winder that will need new ... Read more
Making my new baskets work
Thursday, December 06, 2018      4 comments

Six weeks ago I talked with three incredible basket ladies I know at a meeting and described my perfect tool basket that I can move from one spinning wheel to another. The basket would have my oil can, small scissors, threading hook and various ... Read more
This is how I spent 1 December
Wednesday, December 05, 2018      4 comments

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Green Scarves
Sunday, December 02, 2018      6 comments

Months ago, I think I showed one or both of these scarves on the loom. I finally got photos of them off the loom. These were really quick ones before tagging and packing them up for the event on Saturday. ... Read more
Purple Hat
Wednesday, November 28, 2018      4 comments

Almost half-way but the KAL is over and done. I could not get my head around the stitches until this past week. I hate it when I get a brain-fart ov... Read more

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