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Roses in Winter
Sunday, November 03, 2019      9 comments

At least it sounds like a nice name for a scarf. I did the initial work three weeks ago but just the last week of October really worked on getting this scarf on the little loom that I weave on during the winter months at the village. ... Read more
Brrrrr Halloween
Thursday, October 31, 2019      8 comments

For the last three years we have set up in front of the garage with a fire and chairs to hand out candy on Halloween. That way we do not have to keep opening and closing doors and minding where the cats are. Each year I have my wheel out so I ca... Read more
Early! Way too early!
Tuesday, October 29, 2019      6 comments

Woke up to this: what I saw out the west window what I... Read more
Monday, October 28, 2019      6 comments

Almost a through the nose with the coffee this morning. Could not pass up sharing it. Still makes me laugh uncontrollably... Read more
Valences off the loom
Friday, October 25, 2019      6 comments

This actually happened on Wednesday But best intentions and all that. Then Thursday I was not home for most of the day. The end of weaving Th... Read more
Sparkly White
Friday, October 18, 2019      9 comments

This was my go-to wheel for spinning for tours, whether it was just a bathroom break or being in the corner spinning while a talk was going on. Last we... Read more
Day Two of the workshop
Monday, October 14, 2019      4 comments

Sorry I did not post yesterday which was the real Day Two of the workshop. By the time we got the room cleaned up and I drove home I was wiped out. I did manage one episode of The Crown and some knitting but really not much more than emptying th... Read more
Day one of the Workshop
Saturday, October 12, 2019      6 comments

Look at these. The fiber in the first photo makes the yarn in the second one. ... Read more
Lots accomplished at the village today
Thursday, October 10, 2019      4 comments

Today was my turn to play with the returned great wheel. Just one bobbin filled but the wheel has such a smooth movement and turns so nicely it was har... Read more
The big loom - baby blanket
Tuesday, October 08, 2019      6 comments

When I posted this on Instagram/Facebook yesterday I used the caption "Just like The Great Pumpkin rising in the east so do the knots on the back of... Read more
Power spinning!
Monday, October 07, 2019      5 comments

This bobbin was empty. Granted it is not a huge bobbin but the fact that I have it almost filled in a little over an hour of spinning is a record fo... Read more
New spinning at home
Friday, October 04, 2019      4 comments

I have a new spinning project going at home. Rather I worked on it and then dropped it for over a week. This is one plus batts spun. I have 4 of s... Read more
Alpacas on the farm
Monday, September 30, 2019      7 comments

Saturday and Sunday were Alpacas Days. Each year the Alpaca Breeders Association designates the last weekend in September as Alpaca Days. Friends have been raising alpacas for 13 years, along with running a small mill. So yesterday I went to the... Read more
Day Two - Fall Festival
Sunday, September 29, 2019      3 comments

It was a day mostly of stops. I would start weaving in one place and there would be problems in the other building so I stopped what I was doing and switched places. Then I would work a bit and realize we had too many people in the building to s... Read more
Day One - Fall Festival
Saturday, September 28, 2019      6 comments

Left home 7:20am; got home 8:30pm. In between those two times I bounced between two buildings and four looms. Two are hard to photograph because of color or size but the other two were good. (will try for those tomorrow) ... Read more

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