A L I S A
Yesterday I went on a little outing with my little knitting/crochet group. We went to this very nice store called Camilla Valley Farms. It's an amazing little store in an outbuilding on a farm about 45 minutes away from where I live. The two best things about it are that they carry every colour of Jamieson's Shetland Spindrift - looking at that wall inspired me to pick up some yarn for a cardigan that I fell in love with. The pattern is beautiful and kind of different that what I usually make. I don't want to post a picture yet… I'll post my progress. The second amazing thing is that they are a weaving supply place and, holy moly, I'll be returning soon! I wish I could teleport Jenne here to visit the shop with me!
J E N N E
Sometimes it is like a domino run, one craft bumps into another craft, start working on a project and hey, I want to do this to use it in that. After the halloween costume making hurricane that consumed my studio last week, I did a big clean up and picked up one of my spindles and felt like spinning again. I found this electric pink roving that I had put in the sell/trade bin now it makes all the sense with the technicolor palette I am weaving now and started to spin it up. I am rusty. I dropped my spindle a lot. But I spun enough to realize that its going to be my morning ritual - waking up early making tea and spinning for a half an hour before everyone is up. Making the yarn I want. Maybe to get to a goal of 100% handspun for weaving. Slowly, with little steps.