24 02, 2016

spring is just a thumb away

By | 2016-10-25T16:52:14+00:00 February 24th, 2016|Handwoven, Knitting|0 Comments

I have just the thumb to finish, on a pair of mittens that I am determined to wear before winter takes its leave. The last few days have seen temps in the 40's with lots of melting snow and for me, thoughts of robins and daffodils are not far behind. I have done all [...]

15 02, 2016

2nd monday in Gays Mills

By | 2016-10-25T16:52:14+00:00 February 15th, 2016|2nd Monday|0 Comments

A large 2nd Monday weavers gathering met at Denise and Bill's sweet  and homey brick house overlooking the Kickapoo River in Gays Mills.  Such an idyllic setting.  While it is spectacular now in its winter whites I would love to see it again surrounded by the lovely shades of spring greens and knowing Denise; [...]

18 01, 2013

2nd monday at Elins

By | 2016-10-25T16:52:23+00:00 January 18th, 2013|2nd Monday|0 Comments

Olgas baby alpaca shawl from Perusome of Elin's projectsWool roving rug of Elin'sBarb's newest knitting and her krumkakesKathy's vest/Virginia's handspun and woven rug/Susan's mothers rug/ Rug sample from shaft switching classBritish invasionDenise and Amy modeling some of Barb's great hats.Thank you Elin for having the weavers group out to your sweet farmhouse.  It seemed like [...]

5 02, 2012

winter while it lasts

By | 2016-10-25T16:52:25+00:00 February 5th, 2012|Photography|2 Comments

as I watch the 40 degree temps melting what little snow we had this winter, I look back at some of my favorite winter pics. snowshoeing with friendsmorning walkSidie HollowSnowshoeing at Sidie Hollowwinter pathi see yousoon

3 02, 2012

perfect morning

By | 2016-10-25T16:52:25+00:00 February 3rd, 2012|Photography|0 Comments

 A lovely, foggy winter morning, catching up on some of my favorite blogs with a cup of tea and some new yarn to try.  Shelter is a yarn I have been looking forward to trying, designed by my favorite blogger/photographer/knitwear designer; Jared Flood of Brooklyn Tweed fame. It is manufactured in Harrisville, NH from Wyoming [...]

18 01, 2012

gathering at Nans’

By | 2016-10-25T16:52:25+00:00 January 18th, 2012|2nd Monday|2 Comments

Linen twillsome of Nan's knitting projects , some UFO's for longer than she cares to remember/ and lots of great artwork at Nans' house.Barb's angel with attitudeBeautiful,old hooked wool rug from Newfoundland.  Kathy says: I found out through a link Jean  sent me that the Grenfell piece is actually hooked. It was an interesting read [...]

6 02, 2011

memories of italian sunshine

By | 2016-10-25T16:52:28+00:00 February 6th, 2011|Photography|4 Comments

glorious VeniceFlorenceFlorence's  Ponte VecchioFlorenceI find myself going back to my pictures of Italy to immerse myself in the memories of warmth and sunshine, that so permeated our trip there.  As more snow falls outside, I can always return to these, to help me through what is becoming a rather long and seemingly endless  winter.  Dreaming [...]

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