Tag Archives: Rhinebeck

Rhinebeck 2016

I have been lucky enough to attend my 7th New York Sheep & Wool Festival in a row. Sarah & I drove down to Red Hook on Friday and found our accommodations: a little carriage house and met Steve, the … Continue reading

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Back from Rhinebeck

October has been flying by at a crazy pace. It started out with a push to get things done at my day job, which meant I didn’t blog much. Then we went to Guelph for Canadian Thanksgiving – no blogging. … Continue reading

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September’s Yarnie: Shelridge Yarns

Back in May, I used the Shelridge Yarns Soft Touch Lace for my Time is Money shawl. In September I have used the fingering weight Soft Touch Ultra Solids for my colourwork cowl: Marble Floor Cowl. I knew that with Shelridge’s 50g skeins … 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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More from Rhinebeck

I was fairly restrained in my purchases at Rhinebeck this year and I spent a lot of the time hanging out with friends and admiring the lovely views. I was lucky enough to spend time on Saturday afternoon with Danielle … Continue reading

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Rhinebeck shawl

I did have something in mind when I started spinning last week’s yarn. My beautiful Sweet Wine yarn got wound up as soon as it was dry on Saturday: I turned it into another Meander Shawl. I just thought the … Continue reading

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Rhinebeck 2012

This past weekend was my third trip to the New York State Sheep & Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, New York. Apparently I don’t enunciate well. The border guard on the way down thought I said that we were going to … Continue reading

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A different kind of collection

This past Monday the Ottawa Knitting Guild held their vendors’ night event. It was the best set up I’ve seen. It was also the first one since the lighting in the church hall was updated to make it possible to … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: skein of Night

I used some time on my holiday Monday to ply up the many yards of my Night singles. I tried really hard to get it all on one bobbin, but it wasn’t meant to be. I’ve got one enormous 680 … Continue reading

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Cat Bordhi: Sweet Tomato Heel

On the third day of Cat Bordhi classes, we did Cat’s Sweet Tomato Heel. I first learned of this heel last fall when I went to Rhinebeck. Geneviève (aka TurtlePurl) was pretty much a Sweet Tomato Heel evangelist. I finally got … Continue reading

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