family · norahWHY · process · tinytuna

Life, Craft and Kids.

Many of my posts recently have been either finished objects, in-progress projects that I don’t talk about on the podcast because they aren’t handspun, my new weaving adventures or Patreon updates. Since beginning this wild journey last Spring, I feel as if time has taken on a whole other meaning – it whirls past at… Continue reading Life, Craft and Kids.

family · weaving

Layers of Influence: Tradition versus Fast Fashion

A few weekends ago, I had the opportunity to take my mom and join our guild on a curator’s tour of a current exhibition at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia. As we were driving out to the Vancouver Campus, it was a lot like coming home because my husband and… Continue reading Layers of Influence: Tradition versus Fast Fashion

cardigan · family · handspun · knitting · norahWHY · sweater

norah sparkles

Recently, Norah asked for some new sweaters to add to her ‘collection’ – she has a drawer full of hand knit sweaters from when James was a baby and I knit quite a few then for both kids to wear. Sadly, they are now too small but she continues to want them in her dresser… Continue reading norah sparkles

cardigan · family · handspun · knitting · norahWHY

playful stripes

Recently, we traveled on the ferry to see my family, who live on Vancouver Island. The night before, as I was packing to get ready to go, Norah asked for the first time ever to wear her handknit purple sweater I’d made her for Christmas 2015. The kids never wore their sweaters because I’d made… Continue reading playful stripes

cardigan · handspun · norahWHY · Patreon · spinning · sweater · videopurls · yarn

Episode 53: Mardi gras, tiny cardigan & more colour

Thank you for tuning in this week! I chat about my newest spin in progress from Kinfolk Yarn & Fibre, a teaser is shared about Wool n’ Spinning Radio, a cardigan for Norah from some old handspun, and lastly, more chatter about the Colour Studies I’m working on. I hope you enjoy the show! For… Continue reading Episode 53: Mardi gras, tiny cardigan & more colour

handspun · spinning · tinytuna · yarn

“I wanna spin, Mamma.”

Over the holiday, we had many quiet days. Partially, this was due to our crazy weather this winter but mostly because we were sick. James has been asking more and more about my spinning wheels. In our bedroom, I keep quite a few of my wheels set up to be able to sit down and… Continue reading “I wanna spin, Mamma.”