Tag Archives: linen

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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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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2016 – More Focusing on Linen


In 2016 my life has become a little like a sad song…My father in law and my grandmother both passed away, I am no longer employed and my car is a bit broken. But life is not all bad news. … Continue reading

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Marvelous Linen


Full head shot selfie. These words instill the same dread in me as big deadline or final exam due. I love being behind the camera and focusing, but I find myself taking only 2 kinds of shots in front of … Continue reading

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