knitting · shawl

something in the water.

I must be coming down with something. There must be something in the water. I’m ailed in some way with something: I’m a sweater knitter, through and through. But we just don’t have the weather here for it – I have to wear my rain jacket ALL 90% of the time. Instead, I have been… Continue reading something in the water.

knitting · yarn

yarn + lace + jacket = love.

Hello! How are things? Are you good? Are you in the midst of winter? We … are not. In the midst of winter, I mean. Before you get jealous of our warm weather, let me assure you that actually, I would prefer colder weather at this point. There is something to be said for actually… Continue reading yarn + lace + jacket = love.

handspun · spinning · yarn

local long-wool find.

First, thank you to everyone who replied to my last post about Charlotte, whether it was here, on Instagram or Twitter. She is doing well and seems to be back to herself -- lots of energy, friendly and easy disposition, and eating well. She's a trooper that one! Onto fibre-y goodness: In my long wools… Continue reading local long-wool find.

family · handspun · spinning · videopurls

January {Videopurls}. Episode 1 ~ The first one.

The first installment  of my monthly video posting! For show notes, see below. If I haven’t linked to something, please leave a comment and I will share the links. download podcast Reading // Spinners Book of Fleece by Beth Smith PLY magazine – Jacey Boggs & the team Prepping to spin // Three Waters Farm… Continue reading January {Videopurls}. Episode 1 ~ The first one.

family · handspun · norahWHY · spinning · tinytuna · yarn

letting go.

Every year I write a New Years post looking back at the previous year and discussing my crafting goals for the coming year. I think I partly do it because ‘everyone else’ is writing about those things on their blogs but since blogging has decreased in popularity so much over the past couple of years,… Continue reading letting go.

handspun · norahWHY · spinning · yarn

Hedgehog Fibres journey.

There is a part of me who can not believe that it is 2015 already – where did 2014 go?! I swear I blinked and it was gone. It was a whirlwind year and while it was a very trying year, we celebrated the birth of our second child, our daughter, which means 2014 will… Continue reading Hedgehog Fibres journey.