summer bounty

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i’ve shared a lot about the wealth of our garden in the past few weeks, but now that school is back is session, i realize i am missing one of summer’s additional riches—the happy noises of children playing outside on those long sunny days of summer. we are lucky to live in a home that doesn’t have air […]

The Secret to Sweater Success

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I absolutely love sweaters. I’ve made several over the years and every single one was not quite right. A little too big here, a bit small there, or the fabric was too stiff or too drapey. They looked very similar to the pattern, but they weren’t perfect even though I was on gauge and followed the directions. I […]

Craftsy: Finishing Handknits

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Are you holding onto your hats!? Anne has a new Craftsy class! Awhile back she flew to Denver with lots of large bags filled with notes and step outs. for a secret project with these guys and we got just a little bit of behind the scene fun and now all the details can be […]

Fall Show Season is Here!

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Bare Naked Wools was on the road again! This past weekend my friend Kim and I packed up the car and headed to Allegan, Michigan, to meet Susan and Emily to set up a popup store at Michigan Fiber Festival. Susan packed up every yarn, including all the new stuff, and filled every square inch […]