class action

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i finally got a chance to put a couple of repeats onto the fernfrost scarf last night—doesn’t the pattern look like puffs of jack frost’s chilly breath? that pattern takes a little attending to at first, but once you understand the structure of the motif, it starts going much more quickly. and what do we […]

sunshine on a cloudy day

Posted on 29 CommentsPosted in designing, projects, spinning and fiber

it’s been the craziest day for weather here, but the daffodils decided to open up anyway. i caught this photos during a brilliant few moments of sunshine, though you can see the raindrops clinging to them from an early morning shower. sundays are still for spinning and the gang arrived right on time at ten. […]

boxleaf wrap

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another leafy wrap, this time in a rectangle shape—the better to bundle up against the occasional chilly spring day. david had his eye on this one for himself by the time our photoshoot was done. shown above: petite size wrap in briar rose romi; there are lots more in knitspot pattern shop. my very good […]

sometimes sun comes not from the sky

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but from a source entirely as beautiful. it’s been kinda dreary and rainy here—we can’t complain because the weather’s been brilliant for weeks it seems. but still, a little sun does make things cheerier. and didn’t some arrive right on my doorstep yesterday in the form of some samples from cheryl, the inveterate handspinning dervish […]