Monthly Archives: June 2017

Episode 18: Ella Love and Farm Investigations

Happy to be posting Episode 18–wahoo! This one is short and sweet: I talk about my finished Ella cardigan, some farm investigations I’ve been undertaking, and a test knit for Anna of the Dunkelgr√ľn Podcast! Plus, I announce the winner … Continue reading

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Fiber Feature: Kara Syvertsen of Second Cycle Yarn Co

I have seen many awesome blog posts about recycling sweater yarns: find a sweater at a thrift store, nip the seams, and unravel the yarn. Voila! You have a treasure trove of fiber–sometimes wool, alpaca, or even cashmere. So you … Continue reading

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Episode 17: Sock Yarn and the Sweater Matrix

Hey everyone! Welcome to Episode 17 of the podcast! In this episode, I talk sock yarn–come on over and continue the discussion in our Ravelry group!–the Matrix effect in my Ella Cardigan, Laine Magazine, and GIVEAWAYS! Wa hoo! Thanks for … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market-ing

Spent a little time in Ithaca, NY this past week and, of course, hit up the Farmer’s Market. I found a new little farm, Forget Me Not Farm, that raises Jacob sheep ¬†. . . and that means new roving … Continue reading

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Indie Dyer: Tommi Trujillo of Moonstone Dyeworks

I am super pleased to offer you an interview with Tommi Trujillo, the creative mind behind Moonstone Dyeworks and the Squirrel Pie Productions Podcast. Tommi is truly a breath of fresh air–fun, creative, crafty and full of color. I have … Continue reading

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Summer and the Living is Easy . . .

The blog is now officially on summer-time. Summer-time. n. of or related to the slow-down that often happens over long stretches of summer break. See also: more time with family, fun adventures, and time away from the screen. Weekends will … Continue reading

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Episode 16: Gansey’s, Giveaways, and Girlfriends

Episode 16 is sponsored by Ranching Tradition Fiber. Read on to learn more about the GIVEAWAY!! In this episode, I talk about Gansey sweaters (and socks!), my Ella Cardigan WIP, some FO spinning projects that are all about color maintenance, … Continue reading

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