As an artist, I know that nothing original seems to have been done since the days of the Cave Man. We’re always busy copying and adapting. At the very least, we are busy being inspired by the work of others…. Read More ›
Needle Little Break from Knitting?
I’ve been knitting many hats for the hospital she helps support in South Africa. However, my fingers finally began to complain and needed a break. My younger daughter does needle art, where you take wool roving and basically form it into… Read More ›
Hats for South Africa update!
My daughter, Evelyn, made her first delivery of hats to the Maternity Hospital. I first wrote about this family and friends knitting project here. Evelyn had over 70 hats to deliver, as well as a few wash cloths and other… Read More ›
Wool Arts Tour “porn” photographs
I had to share a few last Wool Arts tour photographs. I really wanted to share my favorite buttons, my first stop every tour. As winter creeps in, it’s good to see a stock of yarn ready for knitting over… Read More ›
Friday Fun Photograph! Road Kill Knitting!
During the Wool Arts Tour, Natalie and I found this interesting Road Kill Possum rug? Bath mat? Wall hanging? Whatever it is, we love it! Related articles Knit and Sew: Embroidery and fun (tiggerrenewing.wordpress.com) Knitting is supposed to be relaxing,… Read More ›
Angora Rabbit Spinning, Wool Arts Tour, part 2
This year my friend Natalie and I enjoyed seeing two different angora rabbit spinners during the Wool Arts Tour in New Hampshire. Last year I featured video from one demonstrator, and I am glad to have more video and photographs… Read More ›
Wool Arts Tour, Angora Bunnies!! (part one)
The wool arts tour (or as we call it “wool weekend”) was great fun this year. Last year I posted video and photographs of an angora bunny being “spun”. This year we met yet more spinning bunnies, more than happy… Read More ›
Muskox Wool Better than Sheep?
A friend works in Alaska part of the year, and she just returned from a summer’s field work with a lovely present from one of her Alaskan friends. It may not look very beautiful, but it is muskox undercoat. It… Read More ›
I told someone I had seen “spinning bunnies” while enjoying the Wool Weekend tour (various alpaca and sheep farms host vendors over the holiday weekend), they laughed and asked if it were like “cat juggling”. No. So, I thought I… Read More ›