Considering that we had snow again today (April 3rd), it’s hard to get in the ‘spring’ mood. The daffodils are convinced, though, so I’ll go along with them. And here’s another sign of spring – Easter egg dye packages, on sale for a few days after the holiday. Yes, I bought ten of them… and if the price goes down… Continue Reading It’s spring (maybe)!
To be strictly accurate, it’s not fleece any more, but roving. Still, “geek roving” isn’t very catchy, is it? I did a little internet research to figure out whether this is geeky or nerdy – which I guess is pretty geeky in itself. I have been a J.R.R. Tolkien fan ever since I first read his books in 1977… yes,… Continue Reading Geek Fleece
Whenever I have an opportunity to travel, I look for fiber destinations as well; this should come as no surprise to anyone who knows me. So when we were making plans for a business conference in Syracuse, New York, we decided to tack on a couple of days’ vacation, and the hunt was on for interesting destinations! Since this was… Continue Reading Salt City Fiber Works, Part 1
Shortly after the Kansas State Fair, I got to do something I’d been thinking about for a long time… I went with a bunch of spinning and weaving friends to tour Mid-States Wool Growers Cooperative. This came awfully close to sensory overload for us fiber types! Here are a couple of views of what we saw on entering the warehouse… Continue Reading Wooly field trip