Category Archives: spinners and weavers guild

Wisconsin Sheep and Wool!

I’m dropping in to say: the prep and pressure is on! Our guild, the Champaign-Urbana Spinners and Weavers will be competing in the inaugural Sheep to Shawl Competition *this weekend* up in Wisconsin!! We have a team of 8, screen … Continue reading

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Episode 27: Creative Comeback . . .

. . . with a special guest!!! Spencer is here to talk HATS! So happy to be feeling creative again and out of deep survival mode. Episode 27 is waiting for you! I discuss FOs: the Manning Park Hat and … Continue reading

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Episode 24: Expertise

Welcome fiber folk! Episode 24 is now live and I have a lot to share with you about the Knit Together Project, Spinzilla, an FO, and Spencer’s sweater–at long last there is a swatch! Come hang out with me for … Continue reading

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Episode 23: Mod Squad!

Welcome to Episode 23!! This one is all about sweater modifications–I’ve finished my Georgetown Cardigan! My WIP on display is the Linus Shawl. And then there are all of the News and Notes about Alanna Wilcox’s new spinning in color … Continue reading

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Shearing Day: Seven Sisters Farm

We had quite a weekend this past week–shearing day! Our first! And we loved every minute of it thanks to Cathe of Seven Sisters Farm and the good work of many┬áSpinners and Weavers Guild members. The day began at 8:00am … Continue reading

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Episode 9: A Sweater is Born

In today’s episode, I debut my finished Ebba Pullover, give you a tour of my walking wheel, and show off some lap waste yarn I’ve just finished spinning. Welcome back to those who have been following along and a big … Continue reading

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For the Guild!

So many of us benefit from our local guilds; and, I hear from so many of you that you wish you had a guild in your area! I know my online community–that’s ALL of YOU!–serve as an excellent guild and … Continue reading

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