Month: June 2013

New Engraved Stitch Markers

New Engraved Stitch Markers

I’m working on a ย new design of stitch markers engraved with “K2TOG”, “PSSO”, & “SSK”. In silver & gold. I think in a pack of…

Cat in Charge…

Cat in Charge…

This little fuzzy butt totally thinks she owns the place… ๐Ÿ™‚ I always joke that it is technically her house. We adopted her when we…

Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
– Alfred North Whitehead

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Angora Rabbit Fiber

Angora Rabbit Fiber

I still cannot believe that this is from a bunny rabbit…an angora rabbit to be precise. I can’t help but feel bad for this breed….

Spinning Singles

Spinning Singles

I’ve gone back to spinning singles lately…the “traditional” idea of spinning where you spin thinner singles to ply together to make the finished yarn. I…

Portable creativity

Portable creativity

This installment of “in the studio” is actually outside the studio…literally! Summer is here and the season is short so anytime I can spend outside…

My Stash of Handspun…

My Stash of Handspun…

This is my stash of handspun yarn in my studio…I consider this the “good stuff” – yet I am not ready to let it go……

Just Sampling the Furniture…

Just Sampling the Furniture…

  I look up & see this cutie patootie sampling the corner of my desk….mmmmmm….cool on the gums… ๐Ÿ™‚

Everybody has a creative potential and from the moment you can express this creative potential, you can start changing the world.
– Paulo Coelho

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Drum carding with the Brother Drum Carder

Drum carding with the Brother Drum Carder

Back in January, I started a thorough search for a drum carder…I had massed a decent amount of fleece and really was not looking forward…

Washing Raw Fleece…

Washing Raw Fleece…

In the beginning, I was really leery of washing sheep wool. It seemed like a really time consuming (& potentially icky) task. But spinning roving…

Studio Tour…

Studio Tour…

I realized I had not shared photos of my studio space, since the renos last year. These photos were taken last January and (sadly) the…