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Plans awry
Sunday, April 28, 2019      3 comments

I had a blog planned out but a weather headache has intervened. Tomorrow will be better!... Read more
Glitter Shawls
Thursday, April 25, 2019      3 comments

This was the loom in the morning today. Yesterday I got everything set to weave today. ... Read more
Busy, busy day!
Wednesday, April 24, 2019      3 comments

Met a friend for coffee and took her grocery shopping before getting to the village to set up for the German high school group. While they were having lunch and a talk I started here, two balls and a smidge left to spin. ... Read more
Road trip to see a German Hausbarn (housebarn)
Tuesday, April 23, 2019      3 comments

A town about 90 minutes from our place has a German Hausbarn. There is another one about 3.5 hours from home (on the list for a trip later this summer) that is more in keeping with a real hausbarn which is people lived in part of the building (h... Read more
Threading the loom - Bam
Saturday, April 20, 2019      2 comments

Well it did not happen quite like that but it did happen. It went slower than I thought because there were visitors to the village today. I would ... Read more
Recovering from yesterday
Friday, April 19, 2019      3 comments

Today I worked on my desk (never ending) and watched a movie while spinning. This was where I started. Out of a large bag, these are the last two ... Read more
I am pooped!
Thursday, April 18, 2019      5 comments

This morning the loom house looked like this. This was me ready for 125 second-graders from a local school. From 9:15 to 11:45 I talked and demonstr... Read more
Spinning Paper!!! Whaaatttt!
Saturday, April 13, 2019      6 comments

One of today's classes was all about spinning paper. The first thing was a paper ribbon that I smoothed out and cut in half. After spinning that I plied it with some white ramie. ... Read more
Crazy fun spinning day!
Friday, April 12, 2019      4 comments

Today was all about spinning texture. First we spun a smooth worsted yarn. Second was a fluffy woolen yarn. Then we started with the weirdness! F... Read more
Spinning Batts
Wednesday, April 10, 2019      1 comments

I only have photos from the first third of the class of spinning textured batts. This is fiber that has smooth wool with other stuff mixed in. The first spinning was what was called a tweed batt. ... Read more
We're Here!
Monday, April 08, 2019      5 comments

We had a bit of a scare about an hour into the trip. My friend thought she had left her phone/wallet at home but found it in her project bag. Whew! It was a good drive down. Filled the tank with gas that cost less than at home by 20 cents. ... Read more
I think I have worked through this now
Friday, April 05, 2019      5 comments

For the last 4 weeks I have been knitting helix hats, one after the other. My total is five helix hats and three other ones. We were watching a lot of movies in the evening so I was starting and finishing a hat every 2-3 days. But the hat I fin... Read more
Hitting it out of the ball park!
Tuesday, April 02, 2019      2 comments

Yesterday was the first day the village started summer hours (10am-5pm). I am not ready. But I went to the village anyway because last week I got permission to take apart, use what I could, and dispose of the rest of a small loom that would have... Read more
"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

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