Category Archives: yarn

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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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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Click go the shears boys, click, click, click ….

“Out on the board the old shearer stands                                              Grasping his shears in his long bony hands Fixed is his gaze on a bare-bellied “joe” Glory if he gets her, won’t he make the ringer go” For a few weeks now … 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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The “Lighter” Days Ahead

The weather man is teasing me with warmer temps by the end of the week.  Do I dare to dream about the steady drips of melting snow off the roof, the mid-afternoon breeze that tickles the pine needles, and the delightful … Continue reading

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Knitting 2011 Spring Colors

I dyed yesterday.  Yep, colors of spring decorated my living room, and hung from the rafters of my dye studio.  Can you imagine, when the snow drifts are so high you cannot see over them, coming in from shoveling white -white -white, to the Aqualon … Continue reading

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