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Woolly Projects Update, Including a Parade of Berets

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

Creativity · dye · Fun · Spinning · Yarn

What’s in my Dye Pot: Oxalis

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

Creativity · Fun · Knitting · travel · Yarn

Lake Tahoe and Jimmy Beans Wool

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