Oh my, what a month! I am lying in bed today, recovering from food poisoning and a nasty travel day. That was the only negative part of an otherwise very blessed week I just spent in Iqaluit. That’s a long story I’m not ready to share yet, but I do have lots of unfinished projects … More September Check-In: Unfinished
There’s nothing like a commission from my kid! Paid in laundry folding, of course. It started with N asking if I could weave a ballerina. “Maybe… can you show me what pose you want the ballerina to be doing?” Well… I think I can do that! What followed was some sketching, and some discussion of … More Collaboration
I finished knitting Strodie: the first draft of it, anyway. And I do mean Finished: the ends are woven in and it was blocked. But I’m not sure it’s Done. The Good: the fabric is fabulous. I have loved Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light for ages, and the Copper Corgi sock yarn was the perfect companion … More Strodie is Naughtie
I have been gripped by weaver fever. I talked a little bit in last months round up about how I was graciously loaned a tapestry loom by a new friend. Not content to be limited to tapestry weaving, I watched this super helpful video from Ashford about getting started with rigid heddle weaving, and hacked … More Why Am I Weaving?
This post is (also) part of a spin-along through 51 Yarns by Jacey Boggs Faulkner, in the Wool n’ Spinning community. Scroll down to the “Spinning” header for that content. For other posts in this series, check here. Are you ready for this? This is going to be a drive-by of a post. How many … More August Check-In: New home! And Yarn 14
This post is part of a spin-along through 51 Yarns by Jacey Boggs Faulkner, in the Wool n’ Spinning community. For other posts in this series, check here. I don’t know if I can say I’ve really had a classic “spinning in the grease” experience, but I’ve done a fair bit of greasy spinning. It … More 13 of 51 Yarns: More Icelandic In the Grease
That’s the sound of July flying by. It’s hard to believe how much has happened this month. I haven’t had a ton of time to reflect on it, so it’s seemed to go by really fast. I can say that there have been a lot of answered prayers, quality time with people we love, fun … More July Check-in: Whoosh!