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I even updated Etsy.

I took quite a step today and added some items to Etsy – I added 2 blue-themed skeins of hand-dyed yarn (yes, hand dyed by yours truly!) and some wood items like buttons and pens that my husband made.

If you are interested or know anyone who might be – please visit my Etsy Shop.

Thanks!

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Posted by on May 9, 2016 in Announcements

 

Joy.

This is one of those non-fiber posts so if you aren’t into it, wait for my next one. I’m sure it will be all about fiber (as I have a HUGE list of things I want to talk about that I didn’t in my little vacay away from the blog). Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Not Fiber Related

 

WIP Wednesday ends with F.O.

It has been a LONG LONG time since I posted a WIP Wednesday – tonight I felt like I should but I did a little WIP work before posting, which ended up being an F.O. out of the deal.

Can I get a woo hoo?

woo hoo

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Posted by on May 4, 2016 in My Projects

 

Out of my not-so-ordinary ordinary

nutmobile 1The Man and I had lunch with friends last Sunday and while on our way, I saw something wacky and good fun – the Nutmobile. To be cheeky, another friend did point out that if the weiney has a wagon, why can’t the nut have a mobile. *face palm* Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 2, 2016 in Rambles and Reflections

 

Learning to Spin

spinning

first bobbin ever

I really do fathom myself a fiber artist although I do agree I spend entirely too much time at my day job and then, when not at work, wandering around the house attempting to fake being a good housekeeper. I have nailed “awesome mom” though – no faking it there!

For our anniversary, The Man was sweet enough to get me my first spinning wheel. Keep in mind, I have attempted to drop spindle (which ended rather “eh” if you ask me). While I can do it, I do not do it to textbook (in that I park and draft, park and draft, way too much for the expert drop spindler) nor am I at all quick about it. To get a few yards of single ply yarn, I am pretty sure I saw at least 8 seasons go by. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 1, 2016 in My Projects

 

Since last we met…

February – crud. It’s been a while. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 1, 2016 in Rambles and Reflections