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22 09, 2013

Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival

By |2016-10-25T16:52:21+00:00September 22nd, 2013|Hand dyed|2 Comments

All my dyeing was not for naught.  (That just sounded too Shakespearean to not say.)  Nan and I had a very successful and tiring  3 days of total immersion in everything sheepy.  Nan even got to see a lamb being born with some assistance from the shepherd.  I saw a set of quadruplets shortly after [...]

27 06, 2013

spinning class

By |2016-10-25T16:52:21+00:00June 27th, 2013|Handspun|0 Comments

Looks like they are having funthe new Sidekick folding wheel next to my 20 years old, well loved Schact Matchlessoops, Nathalie accidentally spinning her scarf into her yarn.nothing more beautiful than beginner yarnnew bulky flyer on my Schact MatchlessI had the pleasure to teach a spinning class recently to 3 enthusiastic students.  My friend Nan [...]

22 03, 2011


By |2011-03-22T01:29:00+00:00March 22nd, 2011|Uncategorized|3 Comments

I look forward all winter, to the first day of weather warm enough to spin on the porch.  Today was just such a day, and I am not even cheating and bundling up in every piece of wool I own. Looking forward to listening to the returning birds sing and watching the chickadees at the [...]

19 10, 2009


By |2016-10-25T16:52:31+00:00October 19th, 2009|2nd Monday|1 Comment

From Kindred ThreadsOur 2nd Monday gathering this month was at my house and despite a miserable snow/rainy day we stayed warm with laughter and my somewhat too spicy butternut squash and pear soup. Thanks to my hubby for a couple of his great apple pies.Susans wool potholders and linen scarf (above) are lovely and Carole [...]

4 04, 2009

Tale of a wayward yarn

By |2016-10-25T16:52:33+00:00April 4th, 2009|Handspun|1 Comment

Some yarns have history, so before I list this yarn on etsy I thought I would share with you the journey this yarn has taken, some of which will remain a mystery.It started on a beautiful fall day, while demonstrating spinning at a local art fair, I was playing with one of my drum carded [...]

9 09, 2008

wi. sheep and wool festival

By |2016-10-25T16:52:35+00:00September 9th, 2008|Uncategorized|4 Comments

Sheep and Wool Festival, originally uploaded by kindred threads Well let me tell you it's a big scary fiber world out there. I'm glad to be home from the fair; to my family and relatively sane fiber friends. I made the mistake of standing between 2 women in a bidding war at the silent auction. [...]

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