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You all realize you’re in for a seemingly-endless stream of garden photos, right? There’s also string: the gallery show at Peters Valley Craft Center is available online (and catalog). There’s still time to sign up for my class, too.
I’m sorting through the last batch of class submissions for FFF (a draft schedule will be available tonight), cleaning up my email, trying to get a few things organized. I have some tabs open and some emails I saved to tell you about. this is also not my cat (sorry, can’t embed). There’s an online [...]
And an interesting article on khipus. Too bad they don’t actually know anything.
I somehow managed to schedule an undoable amount of work for this week, and have now had some additional meetings added, so I may be scarce around the internet this week. Fun things I did this weekend: Dyed a series of wool skeins to match the same colorwheel I did with the Lanaset dyes on [...]
The event was fabulous, thanks to many, many helpful volunteers. Nobody went hungry, and I saw some folks even taking seconds. I’ll put recipes up soon, but not tonight. Since I’m too tired to do much other than lay around on the couch with the dog and the cat, instead I’ll catch up on some [...]
Real Life Comics today: yarn shops!
Yes, everyone thinks the gizmo looks like a bobbin winder of some sort. But here’s where we’re most perplexed: The putative bobbin area is hourglass shaped. There isn’t an obvious way to mount a pirn or quill, and how would you get it off if you wound directly onto the shaft? My friend didn’t get [...]
Long-time followers of Stringpage will remember the occasional puzzles. I get a reasonable amount of email from folks asking what something is, or how to replicate it. These are fun! Sometimes I can answer, but sometimes I have no idea. When I don’t know, I call on the Internet hive-mind, source of all knowledge. Here’s [...]
Got home at 3:30 this morning, after an airline incident involving “precautionary fire trucks”. All was fine – that announcement from the pilot was the scariest part of the whole thing. The extra five hours was the worst part – that made the whole trip (bus, train, plane) a 24-hour marathon. It will take a [...]