Category Archives: spinning

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

Posted in community, giveaway, indie dyer, knitting, sock yarn, spinning, unicorns, yarn, yarn-lover, yarns | 5 Comments

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

Posted in chain ply, Ella, episode, gansey, giveaway, Gladeys, Jennifer Wood, knitting, Knitting in France, Laine Magazine, Old Crow Art Yarns, Ranching Tradition Fiber, singles, sock yarn, socks, spinning, sweater, Uncategorized, video, Wild Lily Artisan Fibers, WIP, yarn | 4 Comments

Episode 15: FOs All Over!

In today’s episode, I chat about my FOs: the Aileas Cardigan and Loop Shawl! I take a trip to Ravelry for some excellent new patterns that I’ll be knitting up: the Ella Cardigan and Rebel Shawl (brioche!!). And, of course, … Continue reading

Posted in Aileas, big projects, Ella, episode, FO, information, knitting, Loop Pattern, project bags, spinning, Uncategorized, video, Woodhouse Knits, yarn | 5 Comments

Episode 14: Windy WIPs and GIVEAWAY!

In today’s episode, I chat about WIPs while enjoying the outdoors! I also take a look back at some early spinning and knitting work as an encouragement to beginners. And, of course, I feature lots of indie dyers and fiber … Continue reading

Posted in community, episode, fiber, fiber art, FiberTrek, handspun, HedgeHog FIbers, knitting, learning, Loop Pattern, Old Crow Art Yarns, sock yarn, spinning, video, Wild Lily Artisan Fibers, yarn | 7 Comments

Indie Dyer Feature: Knitting in France

Well folks, today I have a follow-up to the awesome giveaway we did over the last couple of weeks: I’m so happy to feature an interview with Bogga of Knitting in France. Plus, she has generously offered a coupon code … Continue reading

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Managing the Spaces

My husband and I are hobbyists–more than that, really–but there are few words in English to describe just what we do. And I think many of you probably feel the same! We have projects–ACTIVE projects–all over the house. We have … Continue reading

Posted in modifications, organization, space, spinning, spinning wheel, storage, walking wheel, weaving | 5 Comments