Category Archives: yarn

Antigua to Guadeloupe, from English Charm to French Shabby Chic

We left Antigua more than a week ago, and I have not had internet until now.  Bob has had better luck than with that than I have.  Isn’t that weird??  He’ll be sitting next to me able to get email and … Continue reading

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Summer is for Workshops

Getting ready for my first summer workshop!  A trip to New Hampshire for a day of indigo dyeing.  Luckily no mordant is needed for indigo dyeing, but my yarns must be clean and free of sizing and dirt, so I … Continue reading

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Knitting and Fabric Shops in Coastal Maine

Several of our usual ports have surprised me with wonderful knitting and fabric shops!  Our ‘guest room’ is quickly filling up with my treasures! Bath: Halcyon (the photo on their homepage is that Ecobaby sailor pattern! Ha!)  I have to … Continue reading

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Famous Knitter or just Famous?

Each year at some point in our Maine sailing adventures we go out to Allen Island, a lovely getaway for the well known Wyeth family where they have very nicely placed a few moorings for visiting boaters to enjoy.  Last … Continue reading

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>April Showers

> We are having more than showers today, and it seemed a good day to stay in, do some baking for the upcoming holiday weekend, and spin during the waiting times of rising and baking. A good friend of mine … Continue reading

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>‘Arwen Cardi’ gone awry, run amok….

> I’m not going to talk about the ‘Arwen Cardi’ just yet…. First I want to talk about positive things! My husband (Bob) and I just spent four days in Portland, Maine, which was a first for both of us. … Continue reading

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>Fallen Woman

>I’m a fallen woman! I only made it 6 weeks before falling prey to a yarn purchase! What would you do in my situation? I read on my tapestry list that Weaving Southwest was discontinuing its fine singles tapestry yarn. … Continue reading

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