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About me

Fiber artist - knit, weave, and quilt. I am also getting back into garment sewing. I have started to dye my own yarn and I'm learning to spin.


I have just spent the last hour trying to get a post together and I’m having some very frustrating problems with WordPress! My pictures keep on changing position, my text gets strangely formated, pictures disappear!, I can’t get a caption … Continue reading

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A barn loom in Haverhill

At the John Greenleaf Whittier house in Haverhill, MA there is a barn loom in need of repair.  Or so I thought.  So I offered my services, brought it to the weaving guild, and got 7 to sign up to … Continue reading

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Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear….

Not posting has a way of feeding on itself.  The more I don’t do it, the bigger a task it seems to be.  So here I am. I last posted over two months ago and now I see this huge … Continue reading

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I was very nicely whittling down my projects to a more manageable level when I saw that Wendy (on Ravelry) was having a Summer Solstice Mystery Shawl knit-a-long.  Too good to pass up!  But… I didn’t want to wait to … Continue reading

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Can we talk?

OK.  I finished the socks that I mentioned in my last post. This post has been sitting in draft forever.  I had a whole post written about how I hated knitting these socks and what a pain they were to … Continue reading

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Oh my, how time flies!!

It’s been a while, and I am sorry about that.  I’ve rewritten many drafts of this post and nothing seems to flow.  I feel that my muse has left; I’m holding on to the thought that I’m just rusty! I … Continue reading

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Oh, oh – not another shawlette!?

I’m still in the shawl rut track.  Well, technically this is a shawlette since it’s small.  Shawlette seems to be a word invented by the knitting community since I can’t find it in any dictionary, but a Google search will … Continue reading

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I suppose they’re more useful than ashtrays

I remember when I was a kid in art class and the only thing that would come to mind when I looked at a lump of clay was “Ashtray!”   This is now my fourth shawl that I blog about and … Continue reading

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A Shawlette

This project was addictive!  On Sunday the 12th I started this shawl and it was so much fun to knit that I had it pretty much finished one week later, on the 19th.  I did the final touches to it … Continue reading

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The socks

Hi all!  Well it’s been a while since I’ve posted.  Busy time of year – tax season.  I still slip in time to knit and weave, just haven’t had time to blog. I picked up the socks that I had, … Continue reading

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