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Driving myself crazy and spinning sunshine
Thursday, December 26, 2019      7 comments

Note to self: Always, Always, ALWAYS mark the middle!!! Not marking the middle slowed me down quite a bit this morning. (Roses in Winter is off this lo... Read more
Still making yarn for the skirt
Tuesday, December 24, 2019      9 comments

I Have Made A Decision. Even though it will take a bit from the yardage for the skirt I am going to spin a strong wool thread and hand sew the skirt with it. This is going to be a great experiment! Making the thread is no problem but trying to... Read more
Dolores Rhinebeck Sweater (from last year)
Sunday, December 22, 2019      6 comments

This was the first kit after the initial Dolores pattern release. I have finally started and finished it. Like anything it was mostly just taking tim... Read more
Corn bag photo
Thursday, December 19, 2019      6 comments

This is the band I wove to go with the 'corn' project bag. I find I am using this bag a lot more now that it has a sturdy band. ... Read more
Today is a better day
Wednesday, December 18, 2019      7 comments

After having food poisoning on Sunday and feeling like nothing was interesting yesterday (but still got the laundry done), today is back to normal. In fact, so normal that I made it to the spinners meeting tonight. Some of us go early to get in ... Read more
Weaving on the rugs
Thursday, December 12, 2019      5 comments

A number of years ago I took all my "crap" handspun and cable plied them to a thicker weight for rug weaving. Yesterday I spent some time with the rug loom. Since that building is closed over the winter (1 November - 31 March) the heat is set wa... Read more
New Yarn!!
Wednesday, December 11, 2019      7 comments

I finished plying my aqua/white BFL Sparkle!!! Now it needs to hit the tub and once dry, get measured so I know how many yards I have before I start playing with it. ... Read more
Helping my friend
Friday, December 06, 2019      6 comments

This morning as I got to the store my friend was in the restroom being sick. She went home and her employee of the day and I ran the shop today. I did not get as much knitting done as I hoped but we kept things moving at the store. We emptied th... Read more
Home - not much!
Friday, November 29, 2019      6 comments

At least not this week. Tuesday - village. Tuesday night friend calls and asks can I help with her loom and getting a project planned for it on Wednesday. We had done most of the planning but she spent the time doing this. ... Read more
Heavy duty spinning at the village on Tuesday
Thursday, November 28, 2019      4 comments

Too much going on when I got home on Tuesday to post so here it is a day late! I moosed this out of the quilt room where it lives during the winter... Read more
Knitting in the dark
Monday, November 18, 2019      7 comments

This was a hat at the start of the production of A Midsummer Night's Dream-about five rows beyond the cast on. ... Read more
Roses in Winter is off and running
Thursday, November 14, 2019      7 comments

Enough weaving today to have the woven part wrap around the cloth beam; plus the hemstitching for the fringe is done. Success!... Read more
Friend's shop
Sunday, November 10, 2019      5 comments

I spent Saturday at my friend's shop that just opened in September. We were getting xmas decorations up. I was also meeting a knitter to help them turn a pullover that she just finished into a cardigan. By the time she left we had stitched, cut ... Read more
Roses in Winter starting to weave
Friday, November 08, 2019      6 comments

A friend went with me to spend time with her own spinning wheel at the village today. I plied yarn as well as worked on the Roses in Winter scarf. The next time I am at the village it is ready for me to deal with the fringe as well as really st... Read more
Dolores gets new clothes
Monday, November 04, 2019      9 comments

Or at least the start! I needed something that I could take out of the house. The KAL shawl is heavy on the graphs right now and not something I can do... Read more

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