29 August 2015

Spinning Bulky

Ok....so just a little Navajo plied imperial pencil roving....fun, fast and big.




And then there is the super bulky....yikes...love it.





22 August 2015

Pink Moonwood

Ok....so this is a gorgeous merino/mulberry silk brick from Roo at Moonwood Farms.  I've delayed spinning it because it was so beautiful in it's unspun state.  But I finally did it.












17 August 2015

Little Octopus

Tomatillo Gazpacho
Ok....great food at Little Octopus in East Nashville.  Unusual blending of flavors to make some unique and yummy tapas.  Check it out.

Tomatoes with french feta and taragon

Sardines
Lamb ribs 


11 August 2015

Knitting Big

Ok....so knitting with roving....I've always wanted to give this a go and here it is.  Some huge, fluffy Imperial Roving, knit on size 15 needles.  Loving this knit.




30 July 2015

Alpacas

Ok....so a recent trip to New Era Fibers and Long Hollow Alpacas resulted in a mill tour and a visit with the Mums and babies....so much fun on a school night.  Also resulted in a yarn purchase....go figure.




































25 July 2015

Spinning Batts - Blue Hawaiian

Ok....last one...beautiful.  I'm happy with the chain plying and the batts were lovely to work with.






21 July 2015

Spinning Batts - Smoothie

Ok....beautiful merino graded...fun and sparkles...























16 July 2015

Candy

Ok....so a recent visit to Canada yielded many great adventures and yes....a bit of Coffee Crisp.  Why can't we get this everywhere in the States?  And why have even the Canadians stopped selling Sweet Maries....?  Why?  However, some Smarties did make it back with me.

14 July 2015

Spinning Batts - Pixie Stix


Ok...number two in the Batts installment.



09 July 2015

Spinning Batts - Cosmopolitan

Ok....spinning a few batts for fun...love these.