Category Archives: community

Postcard from the Spinning Wheel

Bogga, of Knitting in France, sure makes some beautiful rolags! These were merino, nylon, and Wensleydale. The yarn is a 3-ply: 2 plies from Bogga’s gorgeous rolags and 1 ply from some teal lap waste singles I had left over on … Continue reading

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Episode 13: A Tale of Two Blankets

Happy to report that Episode 13: “A Tale of Two Blankets” is up on Youtube! Show notes are below. Giveaway winner announced! Thanks for spending some fun time with me 🙂   Show Notes: Our Loft/Exercise Room Jenise Hope Persian … Continue reading

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Surprise: Yarn Bowl!

I don’t think I’ve told you all about the beautiful yarn bowl in my craft room. It’s a lovely, ceramic piece that would be perfect for working with a loose ball of yarn (or two); it even has guide holes … Continue reading

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GreenCastle Fiber Event!

We made it to Greencastle, IN for the Fiber Event this past weekend. Spencer and I thought you all might like to come along with us . . . so he made a lovely video!   Thanks to Spencer for … Continue reading

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Featured Artist: Helen Crawford of CrawCrafts Beasties

Sometimes a maker comes along in social media and, well, you just fall in love. That’s how it was for me with Helen and her Beasties. I caught a glimpse of a small, very stylized little being climbing a tree … Continue reading

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Episode 12: Combs and a Giveaway!

Happy to launch Episode 12 today, in which I chat about my new (used) English combs, sock and sweater WIPs, sockyarn clubs, a singles spin, and the awesome fiber and yarn of Knitting in France. Plus, a giveaway!! Wahooo! (see below … Continue reading

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Indie Dyer Feature: Sarah Hand

This weekend, it’s laboratory time! I have an interview with Sarah Hand of One Hand in the Dyepot. Sarah hails from Canada (hey, and I’ve said this before–so many awesome Canadian fiberistas out there!). Like some of the other awesome indie … Continue reading

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