I registered for my next class at Olds. Level 5 Master Spinner. It takes place on campus during Fiber week. I am pretty excited. I get 5 days of spinning free of the family. Not that I don’t love them all, but It’s nice to have a break to think about non family things. They… Continue reading Cotton – again
This time every year, I get antsy to start my garden. In the mountains, March is WAY to early to plant anything. Well anything outdoors. Last year I started lettuce, kale, peppers, basil and nasturtium inside. All did amazing. Even the basil which was barely an inch tall when planted. I was given some tomato… Continue reading It’s Magic….
For the past several years, as homeschoolers, we have not followed the normal schedule for our local schools. Not following it can be very liberating. We can vacation when we want and take days we need etc… the main problem with not following this schedule is that when you are off, all the activities your… Continue reading Spring Break-ish
I have plied, skeined and dried all of my brown Merino yarn. How many yards do I have? My normal method for figuring this out is to count the loops of the skien and then do the calculations for my 60″ niddynoddy. the problem with this method is that Merino has bounce or shrinkage. While… Continue reading How do you measure length?