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Big Bobbin
Monday, August 24, 2020      10 comments

Last week I had to stop plying yarn because of some reason. Today I finished the plying. This wheel works better in the plying direction than it does spinning! From the end, may I present the big bobbin! ... Read more
Finding a WIP
Sunday, August 23, 2020      14 comments

I am a sucker for a well-thought out fiber program (club). Last year I joined Donna Druchunas' Natural History of Knitting Club. Packet arrives every two months. I made it through the first two packets yippy skippy. But this one started in Janua... Read more
Knots showed up today
Friday, August 21, 2020      12 comments

It's always exciting when the knots at the end of the project appear! I know I still have quite a bit of weaving to do but this is incentive to push... Read more
History of no power
Saturday, August 15, 2020      8 comments

This was my knitting set up the first night of no power (Monday, 10 Aug). Worked well; led lights and small fan. I knew where this lived and pulled it ... Read more
Power back on Thursday
Friday, August 14, 2020      9 comments

3:30pm - POWER It is so nice to not have to carry a light everywhere in the house. To not wake up sweaty and hot. To have lights in the bathroom when I shower. To have a very clean frig/freezer!! We spent 45 minutes cleaning the frig/free... Read more
Day Three - no power
Wednesday, August 12, 2020      9 comments

I am currently at the loom house charging up everything I can. One small brick is fully charged. My brick that I bought to go with my e-spinner is at 62%. The brick that goes with the single-jumper system is at 88%. I am glad to be here as ... Read more
This changes everything!
Monday, August 10, 2020      10 comments

We had a storm today. 100 mph winds. We have small/medium branches down in our yard. Further east on our street a large tree landed on the street, blocking it completely. But, by landing in the street it did not fall on the house right beside it... Read more
Friday, August 07, 2020      10 comments

Finished the band for the penguin project bag! It is already laced into the bag but I need to figure out a tie or knot or a better something to fini... Read more
Thank you All!
Friday, August 07, 2020      10 comments

Thanks for all the birthday comments on my belated posting of my cake. I think I had more fun watching the candles burn while we ate dinner than I actually did having a small piece of cake with ice cream. (I have always liked playing with fire.)... Read more
At the village but not spinning or weaving!!!
Wednesday, August 05, 2020      9 comments

Early to the village and it was cool enough that I left the door open - until I saw people on the grounds around 1:30pm. But the amazing thing was that I felt like I was not even there. I spent my first chunk of time repairing a wooden swift. I ... Read more
Making your own b'day cake
Tuesday, August 04, 2020      16 comments

We have had hickory nuts in the freezer since I was last able to find them two years ago. I have had good thoughts about hickory nut cake (my Mom's ... Read more
He did not know it was a 'kit'
Tuesday, August 04, 2020      10 comments

Dearly Beloved got me a fabulous birthday gift -- a few weeks ago -- and yesterday I finally put it together. There is a series of three books: All about Wool: A Fabric Dictionary and Swatchbook, All about Cotton and All about Silk. Each bo... Read more
Sunday, August 02, 2020      12 comments

The band is around the first peg after the tension bar (where the white dangly strings show)!! I started on the last of the prepared wool on Tyro.... Read more
How in the world do you do it in COVID?
Thursday, July 30, 2020      14 comments

I found out on Monday that the husband of a first cousin died. They live in my area but another cousin in Virginia was the one that old me and asked that I spread it to my sibs. I did so. How do you safely go through all the rituals that accompa... Read more
Busy day at the village on Monday!
Tuesday, July 28, 2020      9 comments

Finished weaving the scarf. It still needs the fringe dealt with; perhaps on Thursday! Then I turned right around and made the warp for the next thing ... Read more

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