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10 years building a life

Today, I am celebrating 10 years in Canada.  Double-digits!

We will batch-style various & sundry experiences as pitfalls, and just skip them.  They all helped me get to the tag-line of this TKK blog anyway:   440 more words


More of my husband's fiber handmade tools, spindles!

We have been really busy lately! With work and the kids and college classes, I haven’t had much free time and what time we do get is spent in the beautiful spring outdoors. 112 more words

YOP Year 3 Update

It’s been a couple of weeks since I posted a yop post and yet as I look round at the projects on the go I’ve not got a lot to show for it. 411 more words


The one where life gets in the way.

I know, I know, it is an absolute age since I last posted on the blog and my only excuse is that life got in the way for a little while. 609 more words


A Week With A Drop Spindle

I hit a brick wall with knitting for a while. It’s been about 2 weeks of making nothing but swatches to keep my hands busy. Attempted to start a sock with some leftover wool, until I realized it’s now April, and I live in Arizona. 589 more words


Back from NYC, Tapestry Update

What a great trip! I’m so grateful to Susan and Archie for their presentation at the New York Guild of Handweavers. Susan gave a very informative slide presentation followed by Archie’s demonstration of warping and weaving a tapestry sampler. 258 more words


My first spinning project!

Last weekend I visited a creative workshop and market, and I found a stall selling all kinds of fiber-related stuff (including yarn, which is what I was originally looking for, but their yarns weren’t that pretty). 165 more words