This Decembers weavers gathering was at Sonya’s and Cecil’s house in town. It was such a beautiful drive into town,  with the trees covered in sparkle frost that I had to stop for a photo. On the way home an eagle was sitting on the post of my bridge just as I was about to cross it.  I had a bit of a jaw dropping moment as he unfurled his wings right in front of my car and flew away.  Even though I see them often around the nest they are building right across from the house, this was a much more personal encounter. Yeah nature!

Our gathering at Sonya’s was a great way to kick off the holiday season.  There were gingerbread houses made by Sonya and the kids and friend Lucy and even Sonya wreathed in the crown of Santa Lucia complete with lit candles and pine boughs.  She led us in song and it just doesn’t get more festive and joyful than that.

Cecil’s soup was wonderful and we had no lack of sweet treats to share. Some of us even had some fibery goodies to show.  Our 2nd Monday group will be meeting in January at the community room of our Coop in Viroqua if anyone wants to come and hang out with us.

Looking forward to some cookie baking, present sharing and raucous laughter when my girls make it home.  I hope everyone’s holidays are joyful and filled with peace.

on my way

Santa Lucia

Santa Lucia Sonya

sweet Sally

sweet Sally


Olga and Barb’s blanket

Barb B’s lovely dorset buttons  and shawl/ she is looking at the Scotland/Ireland picture book I am giving my hubby for xmas

Elin’s cosy vest and rug and Anne Marie’s knit undershirt

Olga’s embroidery show and tell

Bonnie’s old pattern book and her knitted scarf and stocking along with her bought hat that I would love to replicate. Fresh off the loom before wet finishing, twill woven table runner by Janet.