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This Is Still A Good Idea Right?

I’m treading oh so carefully with my latest crochet project, mainly because I’m still learning, and just to make it even more complicated I’m doing this Christmas gift in 4 ply Alpaca, using a 1.75 hook while trying to master loads of different shaped African Flower granny squares to boot !!! 125 more words

Craft

Kindness Intertwined

There’s something special about working with the fiber off your own animals – the close tie to both land that

nourished and livestock who grazed to produce this high luster yarn makes it feel more like a memory of place, than a single skein of yarn. 150 more words

Fiber Art

Well Hello Lovely Yarn

I know this may be a little early to mention the Christmas word, but this year all my gifts are to be hand crafted, so I need to start now !! 102 more words

Craft

Our Farmers' Market!

Today kicked off the first day of this season’s local Farmers’ Market. It’s held on Sundays from 11am until 2 o’clock, on South Farms. Buying from the vendors there is an affirmation of many of the things that are important to me. 156 more words

Food

Saturday at last!

I am off to the Fiber Frolic in a couple of hours – so just thought I would document what I think I am getting – then we can check in later to see how I did! 1,030 more words

Knit

Lola says.....

One never asks a lady if she would like MORE grain, one simply asks a lady if she would like grain.

Wool

Treasuring Abundance

Today is one of those rare and wonderful days when I can shut the door to the outside world for several hours, appreciate the abundance in my life and, naturally, spend a lot of time working with my fiber. 218 more words