Today the 2019 Manitoba Fibre Festival designs collection is released. Seven delightful patterns inspired by the Create Make Collaborate imagery of sunrises and sunsets in the prairies (urban and rural). I encourage my fellow makers to take a look. All designs will be available through Ravelry as digital files. Some designs will be available at… Continue reading We are Dawning
It's that time of year again where I gear up for more Festival posts. First up, for me, is Folklorama. I serve as the entertainment coordinator for the Scandinavian Pavilion. I also perform, host, prepare the stage show, and various other things behind the scenes. This year we are celebrating 50 years along with Folklorama… Continue reading Gearing up for Festivals – pt 1
April 2019 note - it appears I neglected to finish and post this last September! Let me just get it out of my drafts.... Full confession: I bought more stash at the winter fibre frolic. Dear fellow fibre folk, have you ever had the overwhelming feeling / realization that you do not need more yarn… Continue reading Stashdown-itis
https://youtu.be/vbOpfMeeGRA Today on Instagram I was alluding to how I use a needle gauge to choose a needle size for yarns. In this video I expand on that for you.
The summer months are busy. There are beaches to visit, games to play, housework, work-work, stories. Family-life stuff. Nevertheless, I managed to fit in some spinning time during the morning and evenings. I hope you've managed to find some time to spin. I particularly to hope to see some new Prairie-made yarns at the Handspun… Continue reading Tour de Fleece – wrapped up