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"Another one bites the dust"
Monday, April 01, 2019      2 comments

This was finished (the bobbin filled) on Friday but I did not have my ball winder with me to empty the bobbin. This afternoon, after I spent 2 hours taking apart a loom (still have a lot to do) and working in the loom house, I wound this off. ... Read more
Sunday, March 31, 2019      6 comments

This is the hat that I started yesterday so I can use the leftover yarn in another hat. One similar to this: ... Read more
Is this stupid?
Saturday, March 30, 2019      3 comments

I have been making helix hats to use up some worsted weight yarns that I found when I was searching my "ends" tub for the yarns matching socks that need repair. But every time I checked Ravelry to add stash yarn to my project pages for the hats... Read more
Got my spin on
Friday, March 29, 2019      3 comments

I provided entertainment at the village soup supper fund raiser this evening. So I sat and spun from 3-7pm with the breaks I take about every 30 minutes or so. ... Read more
New wheel at the village - I am in love!
Thursday, March 28, 2019      2 comments

This was my car on Monday, picking up the wheel and a weas... Read more
Getting a few things done in spite of this cold
Saturday, March 23, 2019      5 comments

I am much better than the first part of the week, but still avoiding events where I know people are a bit compromised - age, illness, chemo, etc. While I was waiting for Board meeting to start on Thursday evening I did manage to get a bit o... Read more
Rotten, no good, very bad day
Tuesday, March 19, 2019      7 comments

I have a doozy of a cold. I would like to sleep all the time but the coughing wakes me up. And if I sleep too much I start feeling sore all over. Last night I slept sitting up in the living room until 7am and then went to bed until almost 11 am.... Read more
Belated sheep rug
Thursday, March 14, 2019      5 comments

Last summer I went to the Wisconsin Sheep and Wool event. It was a great time. This was one of the hooked rugs on display. I still am really take... Read more
Wednesday, March 13, 2019      6 comments

Saturday at the village I hurried too much threading a scarf on the little loom so today was repair day. The only down side of the repair is that the scarf will be a little shorter than planned - maybe 2-4 inches. This is what it looked lik... Read more
Did so much at the village today!
Saturday, March 09, 2019      3 comments

First there was getting fiber on an empty wheel: . Then there was getting the small loom set up (with mistakes that will have to be corrected). ... Read more
Soup Supper
Friday, March 08, 2019      4 comments

The village where I volunteer is having a fund-raising soup supper so I got friends together to "paint" bowls for an added incentive. It is the 50th anniversary of the village, hence the initials and dates on the bottoms. We had such a fun time... Read more
Weaving for a yarnie
Thursday, February 28, 2019      6 comments

Yarn Geek Fibers is a fabulous dyer of yarns and spinning fibers. When she does festivals she has samples of her yarns both knitted and crocheted but she did not have anything woven. At her last show in the fall she gave me two different colors... Read more
Finally working on my loom at home
Monday, February 25, 2019      3 comments

It is so easy to weave at the village but for some reason my loom at home has sat empty for far, far too long. But today I started on a project that I hope I can finish by Saturday morning. We will see. Then I will have a good post showing all t... Read more
Three days of workshop
Saturday, February 23, 2019      1 comments

Friday night was fun. Today was mind-numbing. But I managed to complete all the tasks. This is my showing for today - 6 hours! Here's a close up of o... Read more
Spinners meeting
Wednesday, February 20, 2019      4 comments

Last night was the spinners meeting - even though we were to have snow. We live in Iowa and get used to bad roads during the winter. It just means slow down and pay attention as you drive. ... Read more

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