01:: Good Things Gathered

Hi there— and greetings from a very frosty Oklahoma! I am writing you this evening after a cold (and slippery!) walk to the post office with the pups, sending out orders and getting a look at my little town as it burrows down into some unexpected cold and icey weather. Today’s post is something new […]

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New Creations & Sweet Treats

Good morning!~ I am writing to you today very pleased with myself— I finally, FINALLY— finished the natural dye linen quilt that I’ve been working on since last spring. The quilt is made from different bits of linen that I dyed using madder root, indigo, coreopsis and black walnut. This piece has been a big […]

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January Quiet

There’s a Christmas song that starts “in the bleak mid-winter…” and while to me, Christmas is never bleak, I think right now at the end of January, we’ve reach that description. Lately I’ve been trying to cheer myself with little gatherings of flowers, like this bouquet of chamomile (found at Trader Joe’s!) and I’m on […]

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Walks and Work

I drive by this field almost daily, all through the year. It is a simple pasture, sometimes dotted with cows and steer, and their babies. It usually catches my eye though, for through the seasons it is filled with simple, rustic beauty. This late November, the grasses have turned a beautiful burnt sienna that looks […]

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{September} Yarn Along

   Hello, and good morning!~      Today I am joining with Ginny at Little Things for her September Yarn-Along. Here are a few of the things I’m working on, and a shawl I did finish (hurray!)     At the moment, on my wheel I have some basic white yarn I’m spinning up for […]

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