Monthly Archives: October 2014

Rhinebeck meetup: Laura Nelkin

This is the first in a series of blog posts about some of the wonderful designers and creators that I met at Rhinebeck. Today I’m going to talk about Laura Nelkin, who I finally got the guts to say hello to … Continue reading

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Felting with Maggie Glossop

Thanks to a wonderful friend, I had the opportunity to attend a felting workshop right after I returned from Rhinebeck. I neglected my housework for yet another day and off I went for a new adventure. Maggie Glossop is a … Continue reading

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Rhinebeck 2014

I’ve been going to Rhinebeck for 5 years now. At some point in that time, my goals have changed from it being a yarn and fiber acquisition trip to mostly visiting with people. Don’t get me wrong, I still spend … Continue reading

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Giftable Cowl

The Giftable Cowl was something I made up as I went along. I had some handspun yarn. I wanted a reversible cowl and I wanted to use as much of the yarn as possible. I was taking a break from … Continue reading

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Frond Hat and Mittens

I’ve been working on the Frond Hat and Frond Mittens set for a few months now, and I’m happy to be able to finally publish it. You saw a little snippet yesterday when I showed you Louise’s hats. Here are … Continue reading

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A lesson in contrasts

I’m going to give you a sneak peek at a new pattern I’ve been working on for a while. The pattern started out with a pair of stranded mittens with a palm-like motif that I adapted from an Art Deco … Continue reading

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Sunday spinning update: Briar Rose

A few weeks ago I noticed that I had a few bigger lots of fiber (more than just 100g) sitting in the stash and I decided to tackle one. Out came a 6 oz ribbon of reddish-orange BFL from Briar … Continue reading

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