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10 10, 2015

Meme this

By |2016-10-25T16:52:15+00:00October 10th, 2015|Hand dyed|0 Comments

So during my recent yarn dyeing marathon my chief yarn color namer had the audacity to leave for college. She and her sisters, over the years have heard frequent pleas, for inspiration on naming yarn colors, after I have reached the brain dead state of too much color decision making. Therefor explaining my colorways named [...]

5 09, 2014

off to the fair

By |2016-10-25T16:52:16+00:00September 5th, 2014|Hand dyed|0 Comments

So finally the dyeing is done, the truck was packed and I was on my way to the fair. The Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival in Jefferson, WI. And then I turned around to go back for the sweater I had just finished the night before. Good thing I did, cause I found the three [...]

3 08, 2014

porch time at Barb’s

By |2016-10-25T16:52:16+00:00August 3rd, 2014|2nd Monday|2 Comments

It wouldn't be summer, without a lazy day, sitting on the porch at Barb and Harry's home; which is exactly what our weavers group did for our 2nd Monday gathering. Lots of projects to share, laughter and of course great food. Barb is as inspired of a cook as she is a weaver. I'm still [...]

5 09, 2013

Dye days of summer

By |2016-10-25T16:52:21+00:00September 5th, 2013|Hand dyed|1 Comment

Well I have assembled my little fiber army and am off to The Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival to find fame and fortune; hopefully not in that order.  Here are some pics of the last few weeks of madness. Warning; color explosion ahead.Thanks Erinn for lots of great color name ideas based on Dr Who.  [...]

9 02, 2013

holy habu, batman

By |2016-10-25T16:52:23+00:00February 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|3 Comments

be still my heartsweater (kit 36) knit with paper yarn a silk mohairSilk stainless steel yarn and fine merino, feltedAs my love for all things Habu deepens I decided to check out the Appleton Wi yarn shop, Iris Fine Yarns partly because they featured Habu yarns and gasp, knitted samples of said yarn.  So with [...]

9 09, 2011

come to the fair

By |2016-10-25T16:52:27+00:00September 9th, 2011|Hand dyed|2 Comments

Name that yarnCan I eat it?So there is nothing left in my studio that is white.  With a little help from my kids (and Molly), with a name that yarn contest for the new yarn bases I am trying out.  The winner whose yarn names I choose the most of,  was to receive a giant [...]

2 05, 2011


By |2016-10-25T16:52:27+00:00May 2nd, 2011|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Spring garage sales hit town last weekend; and while my real reason to go into town was to mail off a skein of yarn I had sold on etsy (yea!), I managed to hit a few sales. And voila a whole box of  wool yarn was just sitting there waiting for me, calling me to [...]

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