Tag Archives: wool

Still Raining, Still Drying

It’s still raining and the wool is still drying.  On top of that, the basement flooded during the spring thaw and is still so moist that things are not drying as fast as usual.  I extract most of the water … Continue reading

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Fiber Season is heating up

The first bubbling pots of the dye season have been emptied and cooled.  Yarnover,my first show of the year, is arriving soon. Yarnover will be held on Saturday, April 26, from 7:45 am – 4:45 pm.  It will be held at Hopkins High … Continue reading

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Holiday Spinning

My son sent me a rare breed box from Namaste Farms for Christmas this year. Ryeland, Boreray, southdown, Manx Loughtan, Black Welsh Mountain.  I washed them all immediately.  They were of varying quality…short cuts, some scurf, stuff…but the Boreray!  Oh … Continue reading

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Right Shoulder Redemption?

It looks like not such a big deal, this incision site.  But I have learned that rotator cuff surgery is major and requires a major commitment of healing time and physical therapy time.  Add to that a ruptured tendon in … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Harvest Preparations slow down

It would seem that I do not deal well with deliriously beautiful weather.  Sunday, sunny Sunday, on a dry, level sidewalk, I fell and slammed my shoulder, badly. Gideon, bless his heart, stared at me with puzzled devotion as I … Continue reading

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Yearning for Yarnover

Yarnover, the annual knitting and fiber fest put on by the Minnesota Knitter’s Guild is upon  us.   Saturday, April 27 8am-4:45pm Hopkins Lindberg High School 2400 Lindberg Dr Minnetonka, MN 55304 I’ll be showing a few new products this … Continue reading

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Embroidered world

  A small piece, only 12 inches square.  I decoded to call it Terra Incognita…unknown territory.  It is  an embroidery on digitally printed muslin, with a few beads.  The base image is a photo of silk and wool roving, dyed … Continue reading

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Lazy Blogging, Busy Fibering?

I admit it!  I have been a lazy blogger!  But I have been busily, diligently weaving.  I have set a tender goal for myself, as opposed to a hard and fast goal, to weave at least a scarf a week … Continue reading

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Women’s Art Festival is tomorrow!

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Christmas balls?

Roving under the Christmas tree?  or stretched out like a garland?  You decide’-) Come see them all at the Women’s Art Festival, Saturday, Dec 15 at the Lake Street YWCA. 10am-5pm   But, what is roving?  Roving is wool, or … Continue reading

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