Project Packing: Lake Edition

Summer in the Fahrlander family is marked by what we call “Lake Weekend.” We have family friends who live down at the Lake of the Ozarks, and the whole of each clan stays with them for a long weekend. It’s wonderful. We enjoy the water, play board games, and always take a trip to the […]

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LYS Day Recap

Did everyone make it to their local yarn shop to celebrate LYS Day? You know I did! I was helping out Marci of Th’red Head Designs at her trunk show at The Studio! She had a fun, exclusive colorway for the event called “I ❤ My LYS,” and it was made from Lapis, Yellow, and […]

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Ply Away

The Kansas City area fiber community is really lucky. Jacey, the creator of Ply Magazine, is one of us. So for the past four years, her international spinning event Ply Away has been held at Crown Center in downtown KC. It’s a great event, featuring the world’s best spinning instructors, a vendor market, and the […]

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MOPACA

Last weekend was the annual MOPACA show at Hale Arena. It’s always a highlight of my year, because it always falls around my birthday. Alpaca goodies make great birthday gifts! Of course you get to see alpacas! They’re so adorable: There’s always a great selection of vendors, too. Here’s what I walked away with this […]

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Ready for My Close-up

You guys, I’m going to be in Ply Magazine! I got to demonstrate how to wind a cop on a Turkish spindle: perfect ball and God’s eye methods. It was a super fun shoot, at Yarn Social (have you been there yet? It’s an amazing shop). In addition to posing for photos, I just spun, […]

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Color of Memory

I do love to travel, but sometimes it’s fun to be a tourist in your own home town. And if you think there’s nothing to do in Kansas City, you’re absolutely right. Feel free to skip this post. (Our town is the best kept secret, and I plan to keep it that way.) Word had […]

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The Studio’s Winter Retreat

January is tied with August for my least favorite month, but at least I have the month to look forward to The Studio’s Winter Knitting Retreat. It was just this past weekend and my fourth year manning the yarn market. We usually host it at Unity Village, but since our group has been getting larger […]

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