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So many updates! This time Erica is coming!!


I’m excited that Louet has a new table loom (The Erica) that will be coming later this year, and I pre-ordered 3 versions! I can’t wait to get some pictures of a 2-shaft version, a 4-shaft version and all the … Continue reading

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The Flax Cometh


Its soooo pretty! Thank goodness a phenomenal amount sprouted. The garden patch feels a lot less bare now. All the varieties are growing nicely. Marilyn Melina Calista Vesta    

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Getting Ready for the Summer


I am officially in two shows this year – the Twist Festival in St Andre-Avelline, QC in August and the Woodstock Fleece Festival in October. After a great small discussion with a friend yesterday, I have a glimpse of my … Continue reading

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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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Linen Fibre Preparation


So much to do! I am building a flax break, and also a bunch of really dangerous ripplers (those nails)! I am also figuring out how to deal with around 120 lbs of flax. it smells quite strongly too… I … 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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