Fe-blah-ary

I love winter, but if I had to pick a time of year that I struggle most with, it would be February. A long time ago a friend of mine referred to my feelings as the “February Blahs” — a kind of late winter ennui. I love the silence of winter and I love the […]

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To The Loom (Finally!)

As many of you know, toward the end of 2016 I bought a loom. It’s a 28″ Ashford Knitters loom and as soon as I got it, I took to it right away. My main interest is in pretty simple weaving — scarves and wraps with my handspun is primarily what I intend to use […]

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Meat & Potatoes

As a fiber artist, generally speaking I really like to change things up. I don’t much care for doing the same project multiple times in row in my knitting or in my spinning. It just has to be different or I get bored. Sure, I like relatively simple socks and I knit a lot of […]

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The First Spin

As you all well know, a bit over a week ago my Schacht-Reeves arrived on my doorstep in two very large boxes. Of course, as is only right, we’ve been spending the last week or so getting to know each other. Do you hear angels singing a glorious chorus when you see it, too? Or […]

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Voted Off the Island

My journey into spinning has been a lot like how I learned to knit. I started off with a bit of help and then I am largely learning by taking chances, pushing myself, trial and error, and a fair bit of dumb luck. For the most part, I let my instincts guide me and when […]

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