The entire idea of Spinzilla is to spin as much yarn as you can in a week. That’s pretty much my entire Fall, when I’m preparing for Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair!! So how do you go about doing that? Spinning lots or yarn fast- no projects in mind, just yarn for the sake of just […]
I’ve got a really fun trick I picked up in my travels. It’s for using super bulky yarns to warp a floor loom!! It’s quick and uses just a few easy to pick up essentials that will help you create your own textured bulky warps!!
Norway! One of the best parts of my “job” is having the opportunities to travel. Before the madness of the Fall season settled in, I was thrilled to be able to teach at a wonderful spinning retreat in Lillehammer Norway.
One thing I love most about the Fall is festival season!! The crunchy leaves, the crisp air and everyone wearing their best woolies! This year brought me back to my favorite hometown festival, SAFF, and was my first time at the all famed Rhinebeck!
Stitches Midwest is always a blast! This year was no less so since we were joined by the sparkly crew from StevenBe!
I’m having a hard time believing that it is really November 6!! The summer is gone. The leaves have started to turn and the air is crisp! I’m even a year older! It was a whirlwind of a summer because I taught every month in a different place!
Ah Maryland Sheep and Wool. It’s that festival we all love and hate at the same time. SO good to see friends, pet sheep, drool over fleeces.. but NEVER enough money to buy all the pretty, yarny, shiny things we want to fill our studios and stashes!! This year was no different…
The second part of the whirlwind summer adventure was spent in Chicago and then French Canada! We played with yarn and fiber at Stitches Midwest, then played with more yarn and fiber at the Twist Fiber Festival- with more playing with yarn and fiber, and a few museums and shopping in between!