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Okay! Hatchtown Spindleshop is Open

…but there are not any spindles! I had a batch of Nøstepindes turned, oiled, buffed and ready.

There ARE spindle parts: shafts and whorls — but, as they say, “Some assembly required.” I’m bending brass hooks and a box of fresh adhesives has arrived.

Timing was perfect a week ago. Our Rhubarb bush was ripe and it was my birthday!

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie a’la        [….read more]

White Christmas…let’s not overdo it!

This is the first day of winter and already we’ve had more than enough snow. It can stop now! It’ll be nice to have a white Christmas but we don’t need 3 feet to make everything white! It seems like so much of our time is spent moving snow around these days that neither of us is being very productive in the tool or fiber        [….read more]