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Fresh From the Wheel: Mutant Flamingos

I am not someone who cares for the color pink. I have never really been a fan of the more pastel like variations, the “hot” and neon versions don’t really trip my fancy and unless it is bordering on such a deep dark color that it can be mistaken for red, I probably won’t be interested in it.  603 more words

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74/100 Spin Control: Techniques for Spinning the Yarns You Want by Amy King

This was an extremely quick read, but very satisfying as well.  Admittedly most of the books I have read on trying to create the yarn you want recommend, fairly forcefully, keeping a book of samples.  108 more words


Second Newsletter

The second newsletter of the Knitters’ Guild of Maine is now available on our webpage.

Fiber Arts

73/100 The Woven Bag: 30+ Projects from Small Looms by Noreen Crone-Findlay

This is a great book to discover all that can be done on small looms, from potholder looms to tapestry looms. You can discover how very versatile these loom you thought were only good for potholders can be. 120 more words


Workin' the Wool

So I finally finished all of my custom orders. My customer ordered a simple stockinette beanie. Easy enough right? Well not really. She saw the hat below and wanted her hat to be the same colors. 319 more words

Getting Crafty

Tablemat for kids

This is an idea I came up with a few days ago, to help our grand- and great-grandchildren learn how to set a table.  Then I took it a step further, and also included the new… 359 more words

Demonstration at Long Ago Night

On Tuesday night, Kathleen and I had the pleasure of being invited to demonstrate fiber arts at Elkton Elementary’s Long Ago Night event…

Long Ago Night is an event that both celebrates and educates regarding how our ancestors lived Long Ago! 231 more words