Category Archives: design

Winter Sunshine

Large, soft, gentle strands of freshly dyed Bulky yarns are drying on the deck.  The winter sun is a peaking through a cold cloud cover, teasing me with its short appearencences during the first few months of the new year.  I spend most … Continue reading

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Romney Ridge Farm Needle Felting Kits – Helpful Tips

Poke, poke, poke, poke, tuck, hold back and admire …. poke, poke, poke, poke. How simple is that??? Place little pieces of colorful wool on form, poke it in with a felting needle and ta-da! A frog … or a … Continue reading

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The Creative Process

It seems so often I am rushing to finish the projects that I need to get done for work, and struggling to begin or get back to the projects I want to finish for fun. Work before play right? There … Continue reading

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And Away We Grow!

I felted my first fleece.  My first sheep Joe’s beautiful fleece , my first Romney lamb fleece no less … yep, into the washing machine it went to be washed to then become my learn-to-spin fleece.  I was so excited … then so disappointed.  … Continue reading

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Two Yarns, Three Stitches – a class for the creative mind.

When I was a little girl, I did not like to follow rules.  I wasn’t a disobedient child, I just always thought there was more than one way to do things, and liked to “seek the alternative route”. I started … Continue reading

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Hats and Mittens and Fencing … ooh my!

Hey!   Whoa!    Hold on one minute!    Who said turn the calendar page??  I was just settling in to September!!  Leaves are flying through the air, my garden is finishing up from a successful abundance-of-tomatoes-slight-failure-of-pumpkins season, my sheep are getting “fluffy” and fat, … Continue reading

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Fabulous Fall!!

Applesauce, pickles and relish oh my!  You’ll find it hard to find to top of my kitchen counter these days!  It’s “nesting” time.   I find myself as busy as a  chipmunk every autumn, planning ahead for the wrath of winter.  We … Continue reading

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Colorwork in Kaleidoscope

Seems my “eye for color” is going in crazy directions with the sometimes accidental, but mostly planned combinations that I throw in the dye pot this summer.  I was recently prescribed glasses and am delighted with my new world!  I did not … Continue reading

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Getting Back To Your Roots

My wheel is dusty.  I miss it.  I miss watching the hand-dyed colors twist together to form something unexpected.  I miss the whirrrrrr of the wheel, the rhythm and the mesmerizing state of mind that I fall into when I am … Continue reading

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Brain Fog

My brain was enveloped in a deep, heavy fog a few days ago, much like the thick, pea soup that wraps itself around the island where I grew up.   Maybe it was the moon’s position in the sky, maybe the … Continue reading

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