It’s funny how something is really, really important to you…until it isn’t. This is very apparent with children, who take everything so seriously – the world will end if they don’t get to go to this thing, or have that thing. Then they change their mind. I remember this time…no, I won’t go there. But […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Cheryl Potter is the founder and Master Dyer of Potluck Yarn, and the morning that I left Vermont she was getting yarn ready for the Rhinebeck Festival. She dyes every skein of Potluck Yarn herself, and although it is done on a massive scale, every batch is individual and special. Watching her work was amazing. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Potluck yarn
I feel as though I haven’t stopped moving since the Marathon! A few days later I was on a plane for Vermont, where Cheryl Potter and Donna Druchunas hosted a series of “Dyeing to Knit” retreats. It was great fun, and I learned a lot. The participants were very knowledgeable, and I felt a bit […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Dyeing to Knit in Vermont
It was a perfect day for a marathon. Clear, crisp and sunny. I had a great race, and although I am a bit sore and tired this morning, that just signals that I did a good job and gave it everything I had. My finish time was good enough to qualify me for Boston again […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Portland Marathon 2013
I finished the tunic, and just love it. Wearing it is a bit like wearing a shawl that doesn’t slip out of place. I’m not sure how long it will last, as I expect it to catch on every little thing, but the yarn is pretty sturdy, and I can always make another one if […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.