Category: Fun with fiber

Spinning, knitting, & crochet.

Chirp Chirp Honk

The short term guests have arrived on the farm, 30 broilers and 3 geese…I suspect that at least one of the geese may end up as a long term resident, that is if the 13 year old in the house has anything to do… Continue Reading “Chirp Chirp Honk”

What day is it?

I’m certain I am not the only one wondering this, my children aren’t doing school work which means it must be the weekend, but what day? All the days seem to be melding together and like most people we have not been leaving the… Continue Reading “What day is it?”

Switching over

A majority of my posts are written on an ipad, which would be all fine and dandy if I had a good bluetooth keyboard. Alas, the one we have is old and gross and the keys stick. So it between using the screen keyboard… Continue Reading “Switching over”

More fiber goodness

Long have I wanted to see a basket full of yarn that I have spun up myself, thanks to my new wheel I have achieved that goal I struggled for so long with my old wheel, that I often had to walk away for… Continue Reading “More fiber goodness”

Tour De Fleece

For the first time ever, I am taking part in Tour De Fleece….mainly because this is the first time I’ve ever heard of it, also because I can’t seem to stop spinning. I joined team Port Fiber after stopping last weekend to grab more… Continue Reading “Tour De Fleece”

Summer days

Vacation is here and we’ve managed to find ways to entertain ourselves during all the rainstorms. From canning rhubarb pie filling, from what little we had this year To 5+ hour long games of monopoly To combing wool for more spinning Some of us… Continue Reading “Summer days”

Spinning

When I went to the New Hampshire Sheep and wool a few weeks ago, I learned something new and it changed my life…. I can now spin “thick” yarn, the entire time I’ve been spinning I’ve struggled to spin anything thicker than the picture… Continue Reading “Spinning”

Here, there, everywhere

That’s where my mind is tonight, because I dared to have two cups of coffee and one cup of black tea today. I keep going back and forth to working on this beautiful Bandana Cowl I found on purl soho To looking up areas… Continue Reading “Here, there, everywhere”

Melting

Day by day the snow is quickly leaving. Birds now go out during the day While two dogs keep an eye out for winged and four legged predators Garlic is popping up through the soil And several rows of potatoes have been planted. The… Continue Reading “Melting”

Some people like to build legos, I like to build…

When I said the other week that I had ordered something to help me along with my crafting, I never expected the reveal to take this long. My package arrived last week….well sort of, the mail person suddenly decided that they were no longer… Continue Reading “Some people like to build legos, I like to build…”