new territory

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Happy Thanksgiving everyone!! we are away for holiday—we left canton on tuesday for albany and my mom’s house (lots of driving and more to come!). just a quick overnight though; the three of us  traveled to vermont yesterday to spend the holiday with my cousin’s family, who have a house on grand isle in the middle of […]

red all over

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yesterday an important envelope of goodies arrived just in time to examine its contents at our weekly company meeting—red dye dips from our friend rita at yarn hollow, for our red scarf project. SO many beautiful reds! for each red, rita gave us a series of variations. it’s hard to see in the photos because […]

that is one big truck

Posted on 22 CommentsPosted in Bare Naked Wools, designing, lace/shawls, yarn and dyeing

spent the week so far writing and correcting patterns, working on my skirt, and madly swatching for the red scarf project (so glad everyone is excited to get on board!).we are working on a followup version of our celebrated festivus yarn, this time working with our confection sport and possibly confection worsted, too. to get started, i’ve […]

thirteen miles on the erie canal

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another cold but gloriously sunny morning for the third annual second sole made in america race. i’m a happy camper if we are lucky enough not to have a high wind for the event and today we got lucky indeed. mister knitspot accompanied me to the start line to take a few photos; i use […]