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 [...]
Our February weavers group met at fellow fiber artist, Virginia's shop; Sylvan Meadows on Main Street in Viroqua, WI. It was a warm and inviting place for our ever expanding group to spread out in, surrounded by lots of fiber and the scent of her lovely handmade soaps. I loved that that a few people [...]
So how did the fiber fair that our 2nd Monday weavers group sponsored, turn out? Well, first we froze our butts off; oh wait that was last. First Elin and her husband Bob agreed to host the fair at what I consider the most beautiful ridge top farm around. Then we were fortunate in having [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
Thanks Evan for sharing this incredible artist Elena Papaioannou. Inspiration for the new year in so many ways.