Spring in the woods

Yesterday the beautiful spring weather called me off the road and into the woods for my daily walk. I really wanted to see what was blooming there.

Spring beauties are up — ahhhh. They are so aptly named. In my woods they come in the stunning variety and a slightly less gorgeous, paler, almost white […]

Back to the Dralling Board

After those Tencel silver warped twill scarves I wanted to work with that silver gray yarn some more. I thought it would be perfect for that classic drall weaving pattern.

I loved the silver & gold twill and thought seeing equal amounts of the two colors would be great.

In real life…not so much. […]

Make New Friends…

When I was a Girl Scout we learned lots of songs. I remember tons of them. Some were beautifully simple songs that were great sung in rounds. One of them is Make new friends but keep the old, one is silver and the other gold. Total lyrics of the song. (Actually, when I just googled […]

Half A Dozen

I haven’t been blogging but I have been weaving. And doing some garden cleanup. And visiting my grandson. And working my increased schedule at Pfeiffer Nature Center. I’ve been busy, can you tell?

Weaving-wise, I stayed on my hand painted bamboo-cotton kick for a while longer. This time I was using a thinner yarn, an […]

Weaving Gems

After the Magic Kingdom bamboo-cotton scarf I picked up another hand painted warp of the same fiber, this time in a colorway Tammy calls Gems. There are some similarities in these two colorways – I didn’t realize how close they were when I placed the order, apparently. Or more likely I ordered them at different […]