Category Archives: fiber community

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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Time for a new sweater…

So at the end of October, armed with me and Kara’s Stitches passes from the Rhinebeck Rav party, my friend Sandy and I drove up to Hartford for yet more yarn shopping. It turns out I don’t get tired of … 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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Traveling Damson!

Back in May, I started knitting Damson (rav link!). It’s the knitting project I had with me on the trip to New York to see a Martha Stewart taping. I used yarn that Kara and I had hand-dyed back in … 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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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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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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Finish Line

I really do finish things. I just forget to blog about them. So, I give you: my knitting since January 2010. One pair of ribbed socks for my dad. And a second pair of ribbed socks for my dad. Then … Continue reading

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