A Combination Drafted Sample.

I’m just popping in to share with you a project that we made at our guild meeting this past week. I was exhausted, as I was incredibly short on sleep after a night shift on the weekend, and didn’t ply the sample at the meeting. Instead, I pulled out my knitting and watched as everyone…

mystery fibre.

In our guild, we have a program called “Mystery Fibre” that many people sign up for and I always forget to do so. At the last guild meeting for the season, I was able to get a left-over package. It was American Tunis! In raw, unwashed fleece, I decided to load up my garment bag…

A Mash-Up.

Remember I was prepping for a Hello Yarn combination spin with some roving I’d made on my drumcarder? And I did a little video of prepping for it? I’ve chatted about it on the vlog almost every week and then I was de-railed by having to send out my flyers and whorls to Schacht? After…

work.

If you haven't learned how to do something, the people who have may seem to be magicians, possessors of mysterious secrets. In a fairly simple art, such as making a pie crust, there are certain teachable 'secrets' of method that lead almost infallibly to good results; but in any complex art, such as housekeeping, piano-playing,…

productivity and opportunity.

A few weeks ago, I had an interesting interaction at work. I was working on the Shetland Pommier Vest and a comment by my colleague was, “You’re so productive.” I didn’t think anything of it because, to be totally honest, I get this comment from time-to-time and, while I don’t personally feel particularly productive very…

process.

Art is revelation instead of information, expression instead of description, creation instead of imitation or repetition. Art is concerned with the HOW, not the WHAT; not with literal content, but with the performance of the factual content. The performance - how it is done - that is the content of art. ~ Josef Albers ~