Hi guys, this is a driveby blogging, since I spent the day riding and hunting up the bits and pieces that I need to camp for the nights ahead of me. (Have I ever mentioned the camping? It’s not my … Continue reading →
I love embellishments of all kinds but embroidery and a little bit of lace are my favorite. I went through a phase in college where I sewed lace onto all of my wool boot socks. I loved wearing my lace socks with my beat up doc martens and floral dresses. It is the perfect balance of silliness […]
(Thank you to Jillian for letting me hog the blog today. I have a big announcement! And our darling Jillian has an awesome spinning post for you this Thursday. She’ll see you then!)
You may have heard me talking about my Plug+Play method over the years. It’s my simple, friendly approach to designing with stitch [...]
It is, unexpectedly (at least to me), pouring rain as I write this morning, and so dark in the house I can hardly see. Oh, sweet mercies!!! I’m sitting in the studio, looking out into the garden, which, in spite…
When our newest yarn, Lindy Chain, arrived at the office, it was love at first sight. The gorgeous colors! The cool crispness of the fiber! The way it seemed to shine and glow! I was so excited, I had to sit down for a bit. Once I recovered, I realized I had the perfect pattern for this yarn all queued up- the lovely and classic Strathcona, by Jane Richmond.
As a fourth generation family member of Lion Brand, I’ve had a lot of opportunities to meet and talk with very passionate people that are prominent within the yarn industry; people like Janet Johnson Stephens, Rita Weiss, and Gwen Blakely Kinsler. I met Gwen a number of years ago when I spoke to her Guild in […]
I love, love, love to spin! Even though Spinzilla is months way, I am eagerly scheming about what fibers I’ll spin, and stalking the forums for new fibers and dyers that I’ve never tried. Spindle from Spindlewood, fiber 100 %…