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Grounded in the Earth

The handwork of my grandmother and great-aunts seemed to provide comfort and serenity. Seated at these family gatherings, their purposeful motions gave them a focused air of self-containment, an earthy solidity.

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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. 

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I kept making little wool bears and ended up with a small family of them. If you’d like purchase any one of them, they are all available in my Etsy shop.

Crochet pattern: Step-by-step granny square

Hi everyone!

I thought that I would share a step-by-step pattern on how to crochet a very easy granny square. I am doing several small squares in this blue wool for another project that I’m working on, which I’ll definitely blog about when it is finished. 98 more words


Denim and Wool

I have been working with (old) denim since January. I love the texture and tones. It feels good in my hands. I also love the way wool feels. 188 more words


Pattern: Seedling Mitts

I’m legit!  I’m a real live pattern designer now!  Of course, I’ve been writing patterns for quite a while now, but so far, they’ve all been self-published.  147 more words


Yarn Bombing!

As some of you are aware, I knitted and crocheted some flowers (roses) when I read about ‘yarn bombing’ and people were being urged to help take part in producing lots of flowers!   85 more words