Here are some images from the Fiber Frolic held in June each year at the Windsor Fairgrounds. Some beautiful fiber creations, animals, yarn, fleeces and many other goodies. Always a treat!
Six spinning friends rented a house in Rhinebeck, NY this October to tour the New York Sheep & Wool Festival. Thousands upon thousands of people attended and we saw some great fashions, yarns, designs, books and displays. And, judging from the crowds, interest in the fiber arts and in making things is very much alive.… Read More»
There is so much fiber at the Common Ground Fair held in Unity each September and sponsored by the Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association. Fleece Tent, Wednesday Spinners, vendors selling handspun yarn and yarn transformed from their flocks, knitted sweaters, handwoven baskets, knitted socks—there is so much to see. This year, the weather was… Read More»
Several friends gathered at Ruit Farm in Bristol, home of Nina and John Ruit and their herd of goats, several sheep, watchful llama, loud donkey, and whomever else wandered by. Weather included a mix of cold, ice and mud, but Nina had prepared several places for the shearing and sorting to take place out of… Read More»