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Fall is in the Air

Our redwood trees started shedding the first dried branchlets  this week.  It’s a gray day with a hint of cool drizzle in the air – a jeans and sweatshirt day.  My antidote to the grey is this merino yarn I had spun awhile ago and put in my stash.  Easy pattern for a scarf and great color.

I also love the color contrast of this heather flowering in our garden right now.

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Treadling, Heather and a Hungry Squirrel

Today has been mostly cloudy  after almost 1 and a half inches of gentle rain in 24 hours. But that is always perfect weather to find sanctuary in my little studio.

Here is today’s Tour de Fleece installment of a bobbin of Shetland singles on my Kromski Minstrel.  Thai is my first time spinning Shetland and thank goodness I am enjoying it as I have 2 pounds!

I have been appreciating the vibrant colors in these heathers in our garden.  Even when they are not flowering the foliage often adds a stunning contrast.

As I was spinning,  one of our resident squirrels hung from the window screen and was undeterred by my presence in a quest for sunflower seeds and peanuts.

Aaron knits...and spins, and weaves.

A blog about knitting, spinning, weaving, and the fiber arts scene in New York's Greater Capital District.

Once upon a Thread

Weaving, needlework and knitting

skippingstitches

mainly quilting

Suzoo's Wool Works

Yarn, Fabric & Fiber Design Arts Studio

Geekette Palette

Geeks can code, geeks can knit, geeks can think (sometimes)

berrocodesign.wordpress.com/

a blog hosted by Amy Christoffers and Amy Palmer

Dramatic Lyric

A Soprano's view of life, music, and handcrafts

Weaving With Cats

I'm a longtime weaver who sews my own clothing. More recently, I learned how to to knit, spin my own yarn, dye, felt, bead & more. My recent claim to fame is my spiral motif rigid heddle Mermaid Scarf on the Nov/Dec 2015 cover of Handwoven magazine. I have an eight shaft floor loom, eight shaft table loom, rigid heddle loom, inkle loom, backstrap loom, a pack of cards for card weaving, and a vintage tiny rigid heddle Weave Easy Hand Loom. Occasionally I will post about other crafts I make, especially ones involving sea shells. I belong to many Facebook weaving, spinning, dyeing & knitting groups. My two kitties Pablo and Sasha are littermates. My sister rescues homeless cats in San Diego and my sweet kitties were born at just the right time for me to adopt them. They enjoy my fiber arts endeavors as much as I do.

Morrigan's Nest

A journey toward a nomadic life.

Lipstick and Laundry

Celebrating Imperfection One Pile at a Time

Cooking for the Sensitive Gut

Delicious soothing recipes the sensitive gut

Please Pass the Recipe

from one generation to the next

Possibly Vintage

Health | Lifestyle | Vintage

The ways of the whorl

wherever the spinning takes me