Last January, I started to spin four braids of Wool for the Dame merino wool, three green and one blue. I started with the greens and decided to spin a giant true 3 ply, spinning straight from the braids. Unfortunately, I didn't take pictures of the greens before spinning them; here they all are on … Continue reading The Sky and Grass Handspun Sweater
A most excellent beetle A week ago I gave notice at a job I spent the better part of a year trying to get. Why? There was a layoff and a reorganization that moved me under another manager, with much more than I could handle. More on why: I went from being responsible for documenting … Continue reading Tap, tap, tap … Is this thing on?
I don't think you're a racist, I think we live in a racist system that's set up for white people. I recently wrote that to an old friend who had been called out as a racist on social media. I wanted to find some middle ground somehow so that he and the accuser could repair … Continue reading Anti-Racist Books: Becoming Better
I finished another knit hat with handspun this weekend. This time I used a skein of yarn that started as a bump of super wash merino from Pigeon Roof Studios, who is no longer dyeing. I’m so sad I didn’t discover her sooner; I love how her bumps have turned out when I spun them. … Continue reading Handspun Lifted
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