Monthly Archives: November 2019

Episode 67: The Gorilla In the Room!

Well, knitting friends . . . sometimes you miss the BIG stuff when you’re looking at the details. Here is my story of woe! Plus, fiber mill talk about Blackberry Ridge Woolen Mill, a Making Stories Review, and giveaways old … Continue reading

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Book Review: Making Stories 2

It’s here, it’s here! The latest Making Stories print magazine is out and I found my review copy in the post just last evening. Of course, I raced inside, tore open the package, and sat down with a cup of … Continue reading

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Fiber Mill Feature: Blackberry Ridge Woolen Mill

I just want to say, I love this community! There are so many interesting people to meet, so much knowledge, and so much generosity! A couple of weeks ago, Anne Bosch of Blackberry Ridge Woolen Mill got in touch with … Continue reading

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Yarn & Pattern Launch: Heirloom and the Rose Cottage Cap!

Hello yarn folk! Todays the big day: a combo yarn and pattern launch!! All the specifics are at the end of this blog post . . . First up, Cathe Capel’s “Heirloom” yarn is now available (as of Nov 10th … Continue reading

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Yarn Launch for Seven Sisters Farm!

Hello my fiber folk! Last year, I launched my first yarn, Shorn and you all were so supportive and welcoming of those skeins of Cormo and Corriedale! Thank you! As many of you know, Shorn II (2019 clip) is in … Continue reading

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Episode 66: Test Knits, Special Guests, and Mohair Magic

Hello fiber folk! I am happy to be back this week with an episode chock-full of all the best stuffs: a chat with Spencer that had us laughing–we hope you’ll laugh along, too; a call for test knitters! I have … Continue reading

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Review: Hikaru Noguchi’s Darning

Repair, Make, Mend–it’s a philosophy, and a good one, if you’re a knitter or a crafter of any kind. It’s also the subtitle of Hikaru Noguchi’s Darning book, now available in an English language edition.¬†Published by Hawthorne Press, the book … Continue reading

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