Edging Towards Autumn

The heat here is still awful. But it hasn’t stopped me from trying to get out into the garden and get some work done, or from pulling out the spinning wheel and try to get some yarn spun up for the blossoming goldenrod. My very favorite season is nearly upon us, and how unbelievably right […]

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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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Crafting On: Yarn and Barn Yard

    It’s a funny little piece of spring here— the roses have bloomed, but it keeps turning stormy and cold. These pretty climbing roses ( a hearty yellow climber from the feed store and a cherished David Austin Rose called ‘Strawberry Hill) seem to have done alright though….they’re on the east facing wall of […]

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Tasha Tuesday Returns

   If you’ve known me for any length of time, chances are you’ve found out that I looooove Tasha Tudor. When I came across a book about her life quite by chance in a bookstore bargain bin, I knew I’d found a kindred spirit. I was a poor college kid at the time, but I […]

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Happy New Year

   Good morning!~    Ah, here we are….a fresh new year. Hello, 2017! It is my hope that this new year is full of unexpected hope and opportunity, with lots of adventures and discoveries and new things to try, and new friends to meet.    I am still in the metamorphosis stage of “Sleightholm Folk […]

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Autumn Esty Open House starts today!

  It’s open house day! Hurray! If you visit my esty shop, you’ll be able to see original art and handspun yarn ready to buy! Thanks so much to those who have waited patiently for these listings— happy shopping! 😀

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