Divine Bird

I believe in a high-fiber diet…like wool, alpaca, cashmere…

July 10, 2014
by Jenny
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Tour de Fleece Stage 6

So I finally dove into Tango. I landed on making it into a light DK or fingering weight yarn, but I messed with the colors a bit. I broke it into color sections – there were six repeats – and … Continue reading

July 9, 2014
by Jenny
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Tour de Fleece Stage 5

Hurrah! I finished plying the green merino last night! This tiny 1oz skein is 268 yards of lightly plied laceweight. It is intended to become a lace scarf, probably with beads, since I have some that will look really sweet … Continue reading

July 8, 2014
by Jenny
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Tour de Fleece Stage 4 (with bonus pastry!)

Not much in the way of progress as this yarn is so fine; I’m nearly done with the spinning but I was tense for part of the day, and that made my hands hurt. I’m going to finish up the … Continue reading

March 11, 2014
by Jenny
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Shining Around

Tuesdays are for crafting, y’all, though I don’t have much on the needles.  The Noro flower scarf has gained a few blooms, though I’m still finishing up the first of four sections.  Though I’m starting to wonder if I should … Continue reading

November 5, 2012
by Jenny
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Full Circle, and then some

I’ve told the story before about how I first discovered I wanted to spin:  how my Best Friend Jenny brought me to meet her grandma.  How Grammy sat me down at her wheel and showed me how yarn was made.  … Continue reading

October 21, 2012
by Jenny
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Rhinebeck Report, version 2012

Ahh, Rhinebeck.  My favorite place to go during my favorite time of the year.  The drive is spectacular, the town is picturesque, and the destination, well, it’s so much fun!  This year I went with Tilinka and we met up … Continue reading

May 28, 2012
by Jenny
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Wait, I have a blog?

Heh. SO this weekend was Memorial Day weekend and we all know what that means–MASSACHUSETTS SHEEP AND WOOL FESTIVAL! MAS&W is one of my favorite fairs of the year. What’s not to love? It’s big enough to attract vendors from … Continue reading

November 28, 2011
by Jenny
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Updates and pictures!

I have proof that my kitchen is clean–this pic was taken after I had baked dinner rolls and a coffeecake, as well as the cranberry sauce and brussels sprouts that were my responsibility for Thanksgiving dinner. I have been making … Continue reading

May 16, 2011
by Jenny
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Selling One of My Babies

So…I’ve decided to sell off one of my spinning wheels. The decision was really difficult, because there’s so much I love about this wheel in particular…but she’s just not meeting all of my needs. I would rather see her go … Continue reading

April 29, 2011
by Jenny
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Current yarny things

Technically, I AM spinning and knitting, but there’s very little exciting stuff in either sense. I thought I’d just do a little post about the projects I may not have shown you yet, and in the process, I got to … Continue reading

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