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- Capolette, by Elizabeth Smith, is the lighter-weight version of her original Capo layering top! Part capelet, part poncho, this little layering top is easy to make and fun to wear. It makes a great warm-weather-friendly layering piece.Pom Pom Spring 2023 Issue 44 is now available. You never know what the day will bring with spring, so it’s the perfect season for layering!I finished my CocoKnits Emma sweater (again). I added the neckband because I made the v-neck a little too big and floppy.You are all familiar with the Rhinebeck Sweater, right? You create that special sweater to wear to the New York Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, NY each year. Well, one of our repeat attendees at KnitWit at the Shores has suggested we all create Searsport Shawls. I think this would be an amazing idea. June evenings are likely to still need shawls by the ocean here in Maine.Check out these adorable new Stitch Stoppers from @foxandpinestitchesWonderland Yarns' deSTITCHnation colorways this year are inspired by tales as 'old as time'! Each month will come with a custom designed enamel pin on a collectible card and pattern for the featured yarn base of the month.
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The September Fiber in PortFiber’s Maine Fiber Club is Coopworth. I hand combed this fiber after a brief tutorial from Casey. (Thank you!) I found that hand combing fibers really hurts my hands. Not sure if I’m doing something wrong, … Continue reading
Assorted fibery topics
I’ve been doing a little of this and a little of that when it comes to fiber. I finished spinning up some beautiful silk/yak from Port Fiber here in Portland, Maine. It’s so soft. I want to make something like … Continue reading
Opal has a new home!
My angora bunny has a new custom home built by Fleck Custom Homes! It helps that I’m married to the owner 🙂 She has so much more room to bounce around and it will be much easier to clean. There … Continue reading
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As part of the Maine Fiber Club, I got to learn to spin some beautiful Romney fleece. I don’t have a lot of spinning experience so I carded the fleece and I think I used a short draw of some … Continue reading
End of Staycation
Well, I made some pretty good progress on my fiber goals this week. I’ll be back to work tomorrow. Finish my Forest Fiesta from Knit Swirl. Done! Finish my sweater surgery. – Well, I guess the surgery part is done, … Continue reading