Divine Bird

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

February 16, 2015
by Jenny
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Just Keep Crafting, Crafting, Crafting

I swear I haven’t dropped off the face of the Earth, though it seems like it sometimes. The last month has been more stressful than usual. That’s saying something, if you have been following the saga of Dashing’s health issues. … Continue reading

October 31, 2014
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Cleaning House: Bins and Donations

Just had to post that as of today, I have gotten rid of 15 boxes, 5 garbage bags, and two huge bins full of stuff. The local Vietnam Vets group picks everything up and I even get to arrange for … Continue reading

September 28, 2014
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Ribbons at the Big E 2014!

This year’s Big E was a pretty good competition in both Creative Arts and Fiber Nook!  I managed to put in several days of demonstrating in both departments, and all of my entries won ribbons of some kind. My handspun … Continue reading

July 17, 2014
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Tour de Fleece…Out Due to Injury :(

So apparently I have injured myself while spinning. The stress of dealing with Dashing’s health issues caused me to find solace and relaxation in spinning the silk.  However, I managed to overdo it so that I pulled a tendon in … Continue reading

July 15, 2014
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Tour de Fleece Day of Rest

No spinning today. Just driving Dashing around to doctor’s appointments and baking.  Maybe some knitting. [pic] Have a great day! Like this:Like Loading…

July 14, 2014
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Tour de Fleece Stage 10

Last day before the rest day!! I will need it. Tomorrow’s going to be a bear. The green silk is still coming along, albeit slowly. I spent most of Sunday knitting instead of spinning because I just didn’t have the … Continue reading

July 13, 2014
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Tour de Fleece Stage 9

Still rolling along with the green silk! I am making a lot of progress, even though it still looks like I’ve barely touched the fiber. I love to spin fine yarns; my friend Marcy (an insanely skilled spinner who never … Continue reading

July 12, 2014
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Tour de Fleece Stage 8

Work continues on the green silk. No pics today, because I spent all day Friday at the ER with Dashing. He’s okay, but wow, are we getting to know Hartford Hospital REALLY well. That doesn’t mean I can’t talk about … Continue reading

July 11, 2014
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Tour de Fleece Stage 7

With Tango done, I came to kind of a standstill.  In the past few weeks, between Tour de Fleece and the time leading up to it, I have spun almost 1/3 of my colored fiber stash. (I say that because … Continue reading

July 10, 2014
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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

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