Category Archives: Adventures

going places for the love of fiber

Fall Sheep Shares Farm Visit

Though the disappointment of missing Rhinebeck (more on that soon) was acute, the fall visit to Springdelle Farm for Foxfire Fibers Sheep Shares Members really lifted my spirits. It was a dreary, drizzly day, but there’s no such thing as … Continue reading

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Rhinebeck disappointment

I was all set to take Portuguese knitting with at Rhinebeck this October, but it turns out, I won’t be able to make it this year. It’s too late for me to get any kind of refund for the sold-out … Continue reading

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A very belated Rhinebeck Finale…

So the second day of Rhinebeck was in fact amazing. The big selling points were: 1. No feeling like we had to do everything in just one day, more time to just spend with people. and 2. Leaping Llama Competition. … Continue reading

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Rhinebeck!!!

As everyone I know (where know is loosely defined as am friends with, go to church with, work within a quarter mile of, pass in the hallway, etc) already knows, the third weekend in October is my favorite weekend of … Continue reading

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Knit PacMan graffiti – I love East Rock!

After church today, I grabbed lunch at Cafe Romeo before embarking on a Sunday afternoon of errands. As we were eating, I noticed something on a nearby phone pole that caught my eye… It’s a good ways up that pole, … Continue reading

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The Bucolic Plague

When Val and I headed off to see a taping of the Martha Stewart show, one of the first things we noticed in the studio was the area where the staff told us the goats would be. Yes, my ears … Continue reading

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Sweet Summertime

The past two months have been nothing short of amazing for me, in everywhere *but* the “actually doing the fiber arts” kind of way. Back in May, I finally picked up my “congratulations on candidacy” Master of Philosophy in Genetics. … Continue reading

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150 Days to Go…

I just signed up for a workshop for the NY Sheep and Wool Festival. Third year running for a Friday workshop for me. It’s always a gorgeous drive up and a wonderful, fibery time. I do a lot of things … Continue reading

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Mittens in May

When I say that cast-on-itis has hit, I mean it. I don’t know why I get so rejuvenated about knitting in the spring. I lag in the depths of winter – doesn’t everything lag in the depths of winter? I … Continue reading

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Fiber Festival Season Kickoff

Today, Lara and I headed to the Connecticut Sheep, Wool, and Fiber Festival. I love fiber festivals – so much to see and do. The CT one is small and family friendly – lots of 4H’ers eager to tell you … Continue reading

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