1:24 PM

Handspun!!

My last handspun of 2009!

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This is from a Twilight (or New Moon?  I can’t remember) themed batt by River Poet

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This yarn was spun for White Cloud Alpacas and is from these batts:

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and finally, this lovely fiber I received in a swap (it’s corriedale if memory serves…)

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The last handspun of 2009!!!

 

And in parting there is a 20% off storewide sale at the farm store.  Just use the code “LC2009” ; it’s good today only.

5:45 PM

Inspiration

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Can you imagine the batts, hand dyed fiber and yarn I am planning to create using this as my inspiration??

12:43 PM

Oops…I almost forgot!

A Farm Store update is in progress!

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12:08 PM

Stash!!

So I have been on Ravelry for quite sometime but I have never really taken advantage of the stash.   I am not sure why but as I look at my ever increasing stash I thought it might be a good day to give it a try!   I am proud to say I am stashing  5yarns today!  (Yeah, I have a lot more…but it’s a start!)

 

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3:27 PM

Website Update!

I am very excited to have my website up and running!   I am even more excited to have my niece over on Wednesday to help me tweek it!   In the meantime here are a few of the goodies you will find:

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3:21 PM

Exciting news!!

The new online store is now live!!!  There is still tweaking to be done but I would love  to hear feedback.   (and a few sales wouldn’t hurt either! )

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I am spending the next hour or so carding up some batts and they will be in the store tomorrow.

And for all you phatfiber phans here is a sneak peak at the beginning of my January Samples:

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Hope you have a great holiday!  If you are interested take a peak at the farm blog.  Marilla of Moonlight and Laughter just sent me the best Secret Santa package!

10:08 AM

I Have Been….

Knitting

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Spinning

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Drum Carding

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and Rug Hooking….

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8:59 PM

a tHANK yOU, lONG OVERDUE

 

As you well know, I love to swap!   I received a beautiful package from maiziemama on Ravelry but my internet has been down and I have been unable to post it…

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Nice stuff!!  Thanks much!

On the crafty side (or actually not so crafty come to think of it) I am spending most of my time attempting to set up my very own online store.  Not the easiest thing I have ever done…we’ll leave it at that. 

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A moment in history!  (Okay that is a bit cheesy)  You are viewing a picture of the first bamboo dyed by yours truly!   AND…most likely the last…getting this stuff rinsed out is not fun.  I prefer to only do un-fun things if I am forced to…

Oh! OH! oh!   I am now officially on google wave!!!   …..anybody want to tell me how to use it?

1:25 PM

Will life ever slow down???

 

It’s been a bit busy round these parts lately…on Monday my daughter’s parrotlet died.   We bought her a cockatiel b/c she thought she wanted a bigger bird and her mom bought her a cockatiel (in my defense we were both pretty grief stricken at the time).  Anyway to make a long story short we ended up traveling an hour and a half to Lansing to get another parrotlet.   We took the new birds to the vet for a post purchase exam only to find out the cockatiel is very sick…so today is the first day this week I haven’t been to the vet (I hope I didn’t just jinx myself)

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At any rate I am working diligently on my very own website!!  It is totally done and pretty yet so I will share the link later but soon I hope to have everything from both etsy shops moved to the new store :)  The yarn pictured about is dyed in the Fright colorway.

And finally, the last and most fabulous part:  Swaps!!

This is my loot from the Fibery Goodness Swap on Ravelry:

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I am in the process of putting together my Secret Santa package for the phatfiber group and will share pictures of that later.