Tag Archive: weaving

The Ann Arbor Spring Fiber Expo is Coming Up!

Here in Ann Arbor, spring means fresh air, blue skies, and the Ann Arbor Fiber Expo. We can’t wait. This year it’s taking place Saturday, April 9th and Sunday, April 10th, and will be held at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds. We’ll be there, with a booth full of happy, colorful fiber, yarn, and patterns. We’ll have …

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That Was One HOT Festival

We had a great time at the Michigan Fiber Festival and, if you were there, we hope you did too! Temperatures climbed all weekend, so this year it was all for the metaphysical love of wool and its comrades. In the heat patterns sold really well, especially the new Trecolori shawl.  I really hope you all …

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It’s time again for Fiber Expo! and a note to weavers!

In the mood to fondle some yarn and bond with it? Well, duh. Of course you are. If you’re anywhere near Ann Arbor this weekend, you can come to our big booth o’ happiness at Fiber Expo and do just that! You’ll find some brand new colorways that I haven’t had a chance to add online …

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Plan B: Fiberganza! The destash of the decade!

Remember that grant I applied for that would have allowed me to buy a bigger house with a much larger studio space? I didn’t get it. So, I wallowed in self pity for about 3 seconds, and then started forming Plan B. Plan B is making more space in the studio I have. There’s a …

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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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Getting ready for the Great Lakes Art Fair

A sheep, a llama, and a goat walk into a bar. Um. Ok, I don’t have the rest of the joke, just the beginning. If anyone can come up with the rest of the joke, please share in the comments. Anyway, the reason I’ve got a sheep, a llama, and a goat in my head …

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Videos and needles and knitweave, oh my!

Ok, kinda random today… Want to see a video with my studio in it? (It’s a mess, but we’ll get to that.) I entered a one minute video in a contest where the grand prize is a personal assistant for 6 months. I explain in the video why I could really use a personal assistant. …

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New Ravelry group

Hey, all. I started a Happy Fuzzy Yarn group on Ravelry. Come join the fun!

Happy birthday to me!

That’s right!  I’m 45 today!  And it’s a pretty good day (aside from the sore throat my body decided to give me as a birthday present, but I’ll overlook that).  My garden says it’s definitely spring, calendar be damned.  Dwarf irises are blooming, which was an absolute delight, because I forgot I planted those! In …

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