Confession: I'm bereft of ideas for the Makers Challenge. I got nuttin' That's okay. It's okay to have a creative slump. However, I feel a self-imposed pressure to have 'something' or somethings to share. I pulled out fibre. I spun nothing. I've seen wonderful, inspired yarns and fibre. I see the Challenge everywhere. My daily… Continue reading I got nuttin’
A quick re-direct to say that I've posted the details concerning the Manitoba Fibre Festival Makers Challenge over at the Festival website. The full details are here as a page that can be found from the top nav bar of the website. There is also a shorter summary on today's blog post.
Winter is beautiful. [Let's bracket out the usual things we gripe about such as -40 C temperatures in Winnipeg.] Amidst the white snow and grey skies (and roads) and black nights; the dark silhouettes of naked elms and the evergreens tipped in snow; the brown dried leaves dotting the scene - there is one glorious… Continue reading Joyful Mid-Winter Blues
A quickie note to direct folks over to my latest blog post at the Fibre Fest site regarding the 2018 challenge for designers, yarnies (and crafters) to participate in. This is the creative pre-notice. The fine details are forthcoming.
It's okay to like stranding. It's okay to not like stranding. This class is for everyone; but there's no stranding. When I think of colourwork, I think of stranded knitting and all the gorgeous knits I see around me, on Ravelry, on Instagram, and on the interwebs in general. I think of the stranded yoke… Continue reading Colourwork for folks who dislike colourwork