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Vinalhaven Memories

A week ago, I was just settling back into the real world after 4 glorious days away with 4 of my fiber buddies. We took a little fibery vacation to Vinalhaven, a beautiful island off the Maine coast and just over an hour’s ride on the ferry.

We were goofing around before we even got off the ferry! The weather was breezy and far cooler        [….read more]

Sheep Heads

Kelly's girls wonder, "Who are you?" They're very sweet.

Kelly C. very kindly agreed to show me how to make a 3D wool sheep head and we’ve been trying to get together for ages. Between sick kids, sick adults, snow/ice well…today we finally managed to get together! Betty S. came, too, and she made a natural colored angora goat head. I wonder whether she        [….read more]


here's a blue-green colorway

For a couple of years, I’ve had a bunch of skeins hanging around that were dyed and came out a not very attractive grey color so I decided to paint over them. It’s been fun — I guess partly because I felt as though I couldn’t make them any worse than they already were. The results were very nice and        [….read more]


In the studio, I’m trying different colorways for the rovings that’ll go to Rhinebeck (NY Sheep & Wool Festival). There will be an indigo blue dyed on mixed natural colored Coopworth. I did a little sampling on my drum carder and it looks awesome. The mill will have to resist the temptation to blend this into a homogenous color because the beauty is in the        [….read more]