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A Return To Spinning

I got the most wonderful present for Solstice last year. This beauty is an Ashford Kiwi 3 and a double treadle, my favorite. It’s been years since I’ve spun and I’m ecstatic to be back at the wheel again. She’s a gem to spin and I’ve named her Arachne. She’ll help me strive for greatness. And remind me to humble […]

Blue Blanket Beginnings

I’m finally getting back to my lotus pond blanket. The last time I worked on this was when Josh and I were housesitting in Boston. That feels so long ago! 2020 has been a long year. The blanket part will be blue to represent water. I thought about buying new yarn but a persistent theme of this year was working […]

Coastal Yarn

Last month Josh and I took a trip out to the Oregon coast. We met up with friends who will soon be moving out of state. It was a perfect day for kite flying and for making memories. Josh found gluten free clam chowder and ordered us take out. It was delicious! While there I visited a local yarn shop. […]

Yarn Dyeing

An earlier version of this tutorial was previously published on Think Crafts! Want to make a unique yarn in your favorite color? Or want to try hand painting to produce a one of a kind yarn? This tutorial is a great step into entering the wonderful world of home yarn dyeing. It’s fun and a great summer project! Materials Natural […]