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Knitting and Sunning at Haystack

August 27, 2014

This summer, I had the great fortune to serve as the Technical Assistant to Katharine Cobey’s knitting class. We were a group of about 16 intrepid knitters out to create our own designs while learning from the master. The weather was absolutely picture-perfect for the one week in August that we attended. Here are some… Read More»

Touring Norway, Maine

May 21, 2014

This Spring, we headed out to Norway to visit some Golden Retriever puppies, but also to see fiber! We stopped at Quiltessentials in Auburn along the way—a treasure trove of fabrics, yarns, quilting supplies and books. I purchased the pinecone batik fabric to sew into a Spring blouse. Then it was on to the puppies… Read More»

Fiber College Blogging Class

September 22, 2013

Fiber College represents several days of fiber-filled workshops, good food and fun at the Searsport Shores in Searsport, Maine. The event is always held the weekend after Labor Day, and this year, the weather was particularly glorious. For the second time, I took a class with photographer Gale Zucker who is an excellent instructor. This… Read More»

Sculptural Knitting Workshop

August 28, 2013

In May, I attended a sculptural knitting workshop organized by the Maine Crafts Association. Haystack Mountain has a beautiful campus located on Sunset Point at the tip of Deer Isle  in Maine. Artists and craftspeople are completely surrounded by woods, studios and cabins, bordered by the Atlantic. At the close of Katharine Cobey’s knitting workshop,… Read More»

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