Category Archives: Fun

Summer Dyeing

It’s been busy and hot around here, but I’ve managed to get back to dyeing.  Had some fun with some small put ups of Angora/Cormo pencil roving with a pot of dye that didn’t fully discharge after overdyeing.  Hate to … Continue reading

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Spinning at the Winery

Spinning and Wine?  What fun!  Come join us June 6, 2015, Retlaff Winery, Livermore, California for Spinning at the Winery!   Vendors!  Wine!  Spinning!  Knitting! Fiber!  Potluck lunch! Good Friends!  What’s not to like?    

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LAMBTOWN IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER!

  Lambtown is October 6 and 7!  You can still sign up for workshops.  Leslie Samson will be teaching two fabulous workshops:  Scribble Lace Scarves and Botanical Felt.  If you haven’t taken a workshop with Leslie, here’s your chance!  A … Continue reading

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Spinning Batts and Felted Hats

The new spinning and felting batts are here!  Carded batts with a blend of fabulous German angora/Polwarth blend–just a dream to spin.  This one is the periwinkle ‘Morning Glory’ colorway with blues and purples. These felted hats were wet felted … Continue reading

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A Trip to Remember

Fall in the Northeast.  After helping Leslie in her booth at New York Sheep and Wool Fest in Rhinebeck, we headed north to Quebec.  Stopped along the way and took lots of photos.  The fall color was amazing.  We hit … Continue reading

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Oh Canada!

Just back from a couple of weeks in lovely Ontario, Canada.  Weather was pretty perfect.  One day, while in Oakville, near Toronto, I came across this copy of the Toronto Sun.  Seems as though urban chickens are wanted everywhere!  Here … Continue reading

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Winter in Northern California

While some of you might be digging out, here we are watching the rain fall and seeing our late winter flowers bloom.  Narcissus and Helleborus are popping up, and while not to rub it in, the Meyer Lemon is loaded! … Continue reading

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Back to Ontario

One day, Leslie took me to the St. Jacobs Farmers Market.  It’s huge and surrounded by farms and dairies.  You can get just about anything here. Here are a few shots of the many fruits and vegetables offered at the … Continue reading

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Rhinebeck

Rhinebeck was amazing.  I have never seen anything quite like it.  The booths and aisles were packed with people all day on Saturday. I ran into many old friends, including the infamous Marcy! The Fall colors were outstanding! IAGARB had … Continue reading

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Trip to Rhinebeck

October, 2009:  I drove with my friend Leslie from Sacramento, California to Ontario, Canada before we left the following week for the New York Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, NY. We had a blast.  Laughed and ate our way … Continue reading

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