Category Archives: fiber

Pod-versary GIVEAWAY!

My dear fiber folk . . . the podcast has been around for an entire year! That means 25 episodes by the end of October, 2017! Whoa! Thank you for showing up, watching, commenting, and making me feel right at … Continue reading

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Ready for Spinzilla!

I cleaned my wheel. I cleared my bobbins. I gathered and sorted my fiber. I am ready. This year, I’ll be spinning a gradient (and chain plying it); I have 5oz of Finn and 2.5oz of Polypay (all white) to … Continue reading

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Review: Paradise Fibers “Fiber of the Month” Subscription

I was recently asked to review the “Fiber of the Month” subscription boxes that Paradise Fibers offers. These boxes are pretty amazing, and so, of course, I said YES, please! My September box arrived shortly thereafter and I want to … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival

Please excuse my radio silence this weekend–I know, it’s unusual for me! I have a good excuse: I was hanging out with the sheep and the herding dogs and the miles of fleece at the Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival! … Continue reading

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Episode 22: In the Space Between

Welcome to Episode 22!! This one is all about fitting in the fiber during those down times and being surprised by the results. I have a spin and a knit for you, a sweater in process, and some news to … Continue reading

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Spinzilla 2017 is Upon Us!

Registration is now open for the funnest (is that finally a word??) fiber event out there–Spinzilla! I’m on team ‘Shuttles Spinners’–sponsored by my favorite Boulder, CO yarn shop, Shuttles, Spindles and Skeins. It’s a fun, festive week of spinners coming … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Come Back Home

Hello blogger world. I’m back. It’s the end of my summer and the beginning of a new academic year and I am ready to dust off the blog and get to some writing. You all have given me so much … Continue reading

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