and now to commence with summer

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oh what a perfect weekend! i can’t even count how many times i heard that sentence over the past few days—and perfect it was, from beginning to end. to start, the weather here in northeast ohio was absolutely sublime–mid 70s to low 80s with clear skies; the days were warm with cool breezes wafting regularly […]

hooray for a holiday weekend

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yesterday began the memorial day weekend and around here that means just one thing—it’s wooster time. wooster is the everyday name for the great lakes fiber show, our regional wool festival. i’ve written about the show many times because i attend every year (check the archives, right, for the last weekend in may each year); […]

Wooster Anyone?

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Early Friday, the Bare Naked Wools pop up crew started with boxes, bags, and totes full of yarn in Wooster, Ohio, and within hours it became a beautiful booth of an array of natural colors and samples from the trunk show strategically placed. Stocked in the Great Lakes Fiber Show booth are kits, kits and […]

kentucky popup

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wow, this week is zipping by, isn’t it? i just realized it’s thursday—how did that happen?—and i haven’t told you about the exploits of our kentucky road trip last weekend. and tomorrow, there we go setting up for the next show already, so i better get writing. first of all, i just want you to […]