Category: Fun with fiber

Spinning, knitting, & crochet.

Three years

I started this king size blanket three years ago next month, I’m on my 5th cake of yarn and yes while it is going slowly, I was very happy with my work Two days ago Toph said something that made me question what I… Continue Reading “Three years”

Back at it again

I’m here, splint free and going at full speed! I’ll make this short and sweet I need to tackle the house to prepare for Toph’s birthday tomorrow. Here are a few things I managed to whip out as soon I was able to use… Continue Reading “Back at it again”

Broken

A few short weeks ago, after Halloween, before a big Christmas craft fair, I had the great misfortune to join the club of my parents, siblings, cousins, nieces, and nephews, by breaking my first bone. The details are rather silly, I feel up the… Continue Reading “Broken”

Oh hey!

So my screen break took a little longer than the rest of my household, they all immediately jumped back in, while I dipped my toes with audiobooks, waded in a little more with kindle unlimited and now here I am with projects and introductions.… Continue Reading “Oh hey!”

Staying cool

Leif is back to his normal, crazy self. He has been spending his afternoons swimming in the lake. I’m looking forward to my back being healed so I might join him. We don’t have air conditioning at our house, the lake has been our… Continue Reading “Staying cool”

Sheep and Gardens

Don’t get too excited, it isn’t what you think. Believe me when I say, that I want this title to be about my very own sheep. Alas, the sheep in which my title refers is to all the beautiful sheep that I saw Mother’s… Continue Reading “Sheep and Gardens”

New babies

We have been hit with the flu, school has been missed, and house work has been ignored. We’ve spent our time cuddled under blankets with books and “pizza” Or consuming large amounts of coffee to get us through the day We won’t let it… Continue Reading “New babies”

The wheel isn’t turning

And that is because my spinning wheel broke today, I am hoping that it is an easy fix because I was in the middle of plying this gorgeous romney I blended together. I have been having so much fun blending batts lately, I wanted… Continue Reading “The wheel isn’t turning”

Color everywhere

Oh Mother Nature sure fooled us, with her warm sunny days melting all the snow. We were expecting rain today, but woke to a wintery mix. The chickens don’t seem to mind the weather cooling off, the greenhouse is still warm believe it or… Continue Reading “Color everywhere”

Learning

When my kids take interest in a hobby I enjoy, I am always tickled pink! I was slightly nervous sharing my wheel, silently cursing at myself for giving my other wheel away. Biting my tongue and trying to keep myself from interrupting with a… Continue Reading “Learning”