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Working with Hand Dyed Shetland

Some of you will recognize this pile of brown fluffiness as the local IL Shetland I purchased a couple of years ago. I blogged about that Starbucks meet-up/yarn exchange and the subsequent kettle dyeing experiment here. This was the resulting … Continue reading

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Indie Dyer Feature: Nicole of The Spinnacle Fiber Arts

This blog always surprises me: new fiber is discovered, techniques are learned, and community is built day by day. This weekend’s indie dyer feature came to me unexpectedly when Nicole Bottles of The Spinnacle Fiber Arts contacted me via email. … Continue reading

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Flock Focus: Stony Creek Farmstead

Another weekend means another Fiber Focus! This time, it’s Amanda Solomon’s lovely Clun Forest flock at the Stony Creek Farmstead of NY. Amanda and I met through Ravelry and I was super excited to learn of another fiber lover and … Continue reading

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My First Steek! (EEK!)

I am hard at work on the Ebba Pullover by Diana Walla. Steeking tutorials can be found at Diana’s website and on Craftsy in Beth Whiteside’s “Cut Your Knitting” class. Thanks to Spencer for all of his work filming and editing … Continue reading

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Farm Focus: Miriam’s Flock

This weekend, I have a special treat: a local to NY spinner and knitter who also has a lovely fiber flock. I met Miriam Rosenblatt through our knittingthestash Ravelry group and she has been killing it in the 4oz challenge … Continue reading

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Riot of Color: Sampled

You all might remember my riot of color–the overdyed Fat Cat Knits SW Merino fiber that I was pondering on the bobbin. My guild-mates suggested a mach-up with some solid color; I was originally planning a fractal; and the color … Continue reading

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Felt Feature: Megan Nedds of The Woolen Wagon

Happy weekending everyone! Today, I have something a little different: a wonderful interview with a needle felter, Megan Nedds, of The Woolen Wagon. I first saw Megan’s beautiful work via Facebook and decided on the spot that I had to learn … Continue reading

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