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Hearts, hearts hearts, and a few more!


So here they are. All the test knitting I have been doing in the last little while that match up with the new pattern I’m testing out! I started with a single heart in a shawlette or bandana, and moved … Continue reading

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The Lineup


I searched high and low for any bast; through my personal stash of yarn, and then checked the work boxes just in case I missed any scraps! I’m so excited to be teaching at the New York Sheep and Wool … Continue reading

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Fully Loaded


Who knew you could fit so much linen in a Prius? Driving around in this I feel like I’m in the clown car of linen…! And don’t forget safety – I can still do a shoulder check, just! So in … Continue reading

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Canadian Flax – almost linen now


We bundled up the flax yesterday to remove it from the field and stop the retting process. At first the report was that all the flax is over retting as we have had a bunch of rain days since our … Continue reading

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OHS Fibre Optics Conference


Last weekend I headed to the Nav centre in Cornwall, ON for the Ontario Hand Weavers & Spinners conference; Fibre Optics. I had a great time, and met a whole new crowd! The place was a crazy maze, many similar … Continue reading

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High Times Medical Cannabis Cup


While I was out West, I demonstrated hemp spinning everywhere I went. Most of the time that meant I just spinning wherever I happen to be, in a park or a mall. I brought my spindles with me this year, … Continue reading

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farmablefibres at the Creativ Festival


All done! the Creativ Festival was a lot of fun. So many people came through. I met fantastic fibre artists of every stripe. It was incredible to hear about the variety of projects people will put my yarns to! The … Continue reading

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