The official name of the festival is The Chancellor’s Sheep and Wool Show. It is held at the Clermont Historic Site and, in the fiber community, is known simply as Clermont. With 30 vendors (plus or minus) this event is tiny compared to Massachusetts Sheep &Wool (Cummington) taking place next month, or New York Sheep […]
What a busy weekend! On Saturday I taught the 4th, and final, section of Knitting: Beyond the Basics. It was a truly great class. I lost a few students and that could have been that it was the last weekend of Spring Break up here and family obligations might have intruded, however, I still had […]
At Rhinebeck in 2008, I bought this:
And now it looks like this:
This lovely skein started out as 50/50 Merino/Silk with bit of Angelina for sparkle. Unfortunately, the sparkle isn’t showing with my craptastic camera. But, it’s a really nice 150 yards of sport weight. I’m kind of surprised that 4 oz of silk/merino […]
Today is one of the 10 best days of the year. The widget on the lower right corner of my screen says “Now Mostly Sunny, 61 F”. Can it get better than this after a long, cold, hard winter? Maybe it can, tomorrow is supposed to be just as clear and bright and 70F. Time […]
Just a quick Drive-by post to let everyone know that I’m still alive. I’ve been busy, but that’s not the reason I’m not posting. Frankly, I can’t think of anything to say.
I know this means that there will be a lot to say as soon as I process it all. I’ve no idea what […]