I finally soaked and washed the third fleece out my beloved three sheep fleeces this week, and it’s currently drying on the rack in our living room. This fleece is from a Cormo/Merino sheep named Willie, and it is definitely the fluffiest of the three. Check out the poof. I’m really looking forward to crafting and spinning with… Continue reading Woolly Projects Update, Including a Parade of Berets
Saturday’s indigo workshop hosted and taught by the warmhearted Ashley Eva Brock was an exciting and fascinating experience. The day in Bolinas was bright, mild, and breezy. Here are some of Ashley’s beautiful, unique samples that she had hanging up in her back garden. And her assistant: sweet pup, Lyla. To kick off the workshop, Ashley… Continue reading Indigo Dyeing Workshop
A very generous friend has been letting me spend some time at her apple farm in Occidental recently. I’ve made the trek up north twice on my own over the past couple of weeks and have stayed over for a night or two both trips. The time that I’ve been spending there has been very… Continue reading What’s in my Dye Pot: Oxalis
This past weekend, Danny and I had a much-needed little mini break up north in the Lake Tahoe area. Once a year, the company that Danny works for plans a spring getaway weekend for all the employees and their families. They take great care in choosing a different location each year, usually within an hour… Continue reading Lake Tahoe and Jimmy Beans Wool
Here are some moments that I captured during my trip last month. Just for fun. Some taken during solo walks. Some taken during wedding planning fun.
Quite a full week. Arrived back in San Francisco from Boston last Thursday after my trip. There were Holy Week and Easter festivities over the weekend with friends, as well as a full day for Danny’s birthday. Full, but good. And now onto more woolly things. During my two-week New England trip I hit several… Continue reading Live Free and Buy Yarn