Mastering the Tulip I-cord Machine

Hope everyone is recovering from last week’s election, but is also ready to put in the work we still need to do! I was hoping to give you and update on my NaNoWriSweMo progress, but there hasn’t been much. Turns out existential dread is a poor environment for writing (fiction). My Dissent sweater provided a […]

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Spooky Stitching

Halloween is upon us, dear friends! It’s one of my favorite holidays, so I’m pretty bummed the season has been so impacted by COVID (as is everything). However, one Halloween-loving bubble friend and I decided that even if we were just sitting on a couch, we were still dressing up this year. We had to […]

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A Craft Quiz

I am so close and so far away from finishing my 19th Amendment knits (to wear when I work the polls on Nov. 3). My Together We Stand is blocking, and all that’s left to do there is to weave in the ends. My plan was to make the Up to No Good mitts from […]

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NaNoWriSweMo?

I’m struggling a lot more again, and when I do that, I make plans (which is probably a huge reason why I haven’t been handling the current situation very well). I haven’t been writing (outside of work) very much lately, and I’d like to pick it back up again since National Novel Writing Month, or […]

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Spin Together Update

What a week to be in a spinning competition… Work’s been especially crazy and I have been craving more human interaction than I’m used to getting. Still trying to do my part, though! Of course, I have the money yarn, but that will only count for the plying. My spindle project is coming along, but […]

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Keep Acting Natural

Well, I finally bit the bullet. I waited this long because I wanted the most out of my precious, home-grown Hopi sunflower seeds, but I learn best by doing. That said, mistakes were made. My first dye bath (with alum as the mordant) was gorgeous, but I worried I didn’t exhaust the seeds, so I […]

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