Monthly Archives: August 2016

Crater Lake

Leaving knitting and weaving at home, Thor, Granddaughter F and I met up with the rest of the family and spent several wonderful days in Crater Lake National Park.  We were happy (oh so happy) to exchange Willamette Valley‘s muggy … Continue reading

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Designing Patterns for Punched Rugs

As I wrote in an earlier post, thanks to a mini workshop I took from Wooly Walkers at the June 2016 Black Sheep Gathering, I have added rug punching to my fiber arts.  After making smaller projects, I want to … Continue reading

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Weaving TOG Granddaughter F

Granddaughter F will be here in a few days!  Every visit my goal is to teach (or remind) her a hand craft.  This visit it is weaving (again), and my 15″ Cricket loom from Schacht awaits her.  (Her last weaving … Continue reading

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Surprise Rug Yarn: Cowhair

Last week I wrote about my day of washing and drying of Borgs rug yarn.  What I didn’t share was that among the other colored (i.e., non-green) skeins were several with labels reading “Wholly produced in Sweden by Klippan’s Yllefabrik … Continue reading

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