Tag: yarn

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”

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”

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”

Adventures

The snow is melting. I’m most certain that I am one of the unpopular people who is sad about it, but to be fair, this week was the first time all winter that the snow has been wet enough to build snowmen and extremely… Continue Reading “Adventures”

The de-stash continues

This project has been fun to work on, not all hats are getting finished but that’s what snowstorms and power outages are for right? To lounge around after chores are done. We have certainly have had our far share of snow storms and power… Continue Reading “The de-stash continues”

Heat wave

Hi there *wipes sweat off brow* Fall has taken off on us, decided it wasn’t ready to be here just yet. Which has really not worked out too well when it comes to harvesting food, my basement is abnormally warm thanks to the high… Continue Reading “Heat wave”

Preparing for the cold

The weather is growing colder every day, as we prepare for the winter months. Lots of harvesting and canning filling my days Soups, jams, sauces, pickles, and jellies line the shelves in my basement, root vegetables are in the process of being stored away… Continue Reading “Preparing for the cold”