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Fiber on the Mountains

In celebration of our 25th anniversary, Patrick and I are spending a few days in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Our plans for hiking every day have been dampened a bit by a combination of rain, thunder, and lightning — not a good combination if you’re above the tree line! 185 more words

Saltwater Hill Knits

Seven Days of Spinning

If you think my yarn looks ugly, you’re right. I’ve been spinning for a grand total of seven days. Seven. It feels like a lot longer than that, probably because I have already acquired four spindles and four bits of top to spin. 267 more words


Farmer's Market-ing

Spent a little time in Ithaca, NY this past week and, of course, hit up the Farmer’s Market. I found a new little farm, Forget Me Not Farm… 33 more words


Fun Experiment

I learned how to spin yarn using a drop spindle. If you don’t know what that means, basically, I take something called roving and I spin it into yarn. 404 more words


You spin me right round baby

Let’s get this out of the way right now: I still cannot knit. Yes, I’m frustrated. Yes, all I want is to sit and crack out a few hours of baby blanket. 486 more words


Junior Class President Roving

Jolie Suarez, Staff Writer

Sophomore Jolie Suarez is a staff writer for the 2016-2017 Colonel. She spends her time outside of class playing soccer and swimming. 8 more words