Category Archive: Rabbits

Dyeing like a Crazy Woman

Wow. Well, this has been a crazy month. Actually this whole year has been crazy so far. I dyed 640 skeins of Corrie Sock for Yarnbox. Actually that started last year. And it was supposed to be 900 skeins, but my supplier was waiting more yarn from their supplier in the UK, and that supplier …

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Teeth: a sale

No, I’m not selling teeth. That would be weird. Ew. I’m writing this because my sweet bunny Roxanne is at the vet recovering from surgery. She had to have some of her teeth trimmed, and several teeth removed because they were infected at the roots. The infection was so bad, it had gone up into …

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Adventures in Fibonacci Weaving

This is about the interconnectedness of all things. In 1202, Leonardo Pisano Fibonacci, an Italian mathematician, wrote a book called Liber abaci (“Book of the abacus”). In this book he posited a problem: A certain man put a pair of rabbits in a place surrounded on all sides by a wall. How many pairs of …

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Trains are cool

train

A few months ago Rob suggested taking a train out to California for his Aunt Elspeth’s 80th birthday party as a surprise. I was a bit lukewarm about the idea at first, as it meant I’d have to miss the Ann Arbor Fiberarts Guild Holiday Sale, but the more I thought about it, the more …

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Bunnies, llamas, and a trunk show

nesquik bunny

I’m mostly recovered enough from the weekend to tell you about it now. Aside from being nearly as hot as the surface of the sun, it was pretty cool. On the way down I managed to snap a pic of the Nesquik Bunny by the side of the highway about 30 miles north of Indianapolis. …

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Winter Fleece Fair

What are you doing this Saturday? I’ll be at the Spinners Flock Winter Fleece Fair, at Beach Middle School in Chelsea, Michigan from 10am to 4pm. You can come fondle my handspun yarn, dyed and undyed fiber, and my bamboo knitting needles if I’m able to get everything labeled in time. Dozens of my fellow …

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Gratuitous cuteness

Joey

We were doing a photo shoot yesterday for a secret project I can’t show you yet (tease! tease!) and Joey let me take his picture. Usually he’s afraid of the camera (usually he’s afraid of everything), but he was pretty relaxed and didn’t even run away. And since everyone likes looking at cute bunnies (don’t …

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Feeling Reflective

Yep.  I guess it's that time of year.  Time to reflect back on the past year and think about what I want next year to be like.  2010.  The first thing I need to do is figure out how to pronounce it.  I keep reading it as "two thousand ten."  I hear people saying "twenty …

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Howdy

Ok, so it's not that I've been absent from the internet.  I've just found Twitter way more addicting than I anticipated.  And then I created a Facebook page for Fairy Yarnmother, only to discover I couldn't only put up a business page; I also had to have a personal account.  And that's been way more …

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Oh. My.

Ok, I'm totally hooked on Twitter. Latest cool thing?  Thanks to @chrisguillebeau I've been watching The 30-Second Bunnies Theatre Library.  Honestly, what more could I ask for than cartoon bunnies re-enacting movies in 30 seconds?

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