Looking to 2018: Rummage

This time of year means there are tons of blog posts about how making and crafting evolved in 2017 from woes to celebrations and beyond. There are usually goals set for the following year and I always note the excited feelings we each experience about looking to a new year. While I love looking back…

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…

Dancing with Shetland.

One of the recurring themes for me this year has been large quantity spins, usually referred to as ‘sweater spins’ in the handspinning community. I think this may be because people generally think of sweater quantities of yarn to be a sort of magnum opus for beginning spinners. As I was learning to spin, I…