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Fancy yarns workshop with Amanda Hannaford

On 20th we enjoyed another workshop with visiting tutor Amanda Hannaford (Mandacrafts). This year we chose fancy yarns, and had an action packed day with over 20 members attending. 243 more words

Uno Mas

This past weekend I have been in the beautiful mountains of Asheville, NC with fellow knitters and spinners. I’ve finished one scarf for Bella’s birthday and have started on the Christmas scarves. 59 more words


Along Came a Spider to Wednesday Night Knitting

Ethel did take up the challenge from last week to make a Hallowe’en project. She showed up with a crocheted spider on her shoulder. She said it took almost as much time to insert wire into the legs as it did to crochet the whole thing. 111 more words


Knitting Swiftly

We’re Baaaaaaack! To knitting again!

I did this when I had a spare moment: unwound this skein of lovely everything-but-the-kitchen-sink art yarn from the swift (made by DH) onto my nostepinde (also made by DH from a piece of branch lying out in the yard). 206 more words


What to do with that art yarn?

First of all, an apology to anyone looking for a review this week. I actually started two different reviews. With the first one, I realized a new version of that product would be coming soon and I decided to wait. 627 more words

Dreaming in Fiber

Something happened to me in mid-August.  I woke up one morning with the absolute certainty that I must learn to spin yarn.  Maybe it was what I referred to as “the Rumpelstiltskin incident” in a previous post. 802 more words

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