Monthly Archives: August 2015

Experimenting with natural dyes – Goldenrod

For my first experiment with natural dyes, I picked some goldenrod growing wild in my yard.  I weighed it out to match the weight of my fibers, using mostly the flower tops. For my fibers to test this on, I … Continue reading

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New Ravelry Page for Knitting Guild

If you are on Ravelry, come on over and join our new group dedicated to the Lighthouse Knitters’ Guild of Maine.  Spread the word and help us make this the largest knitting group in Maine!!

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Spinning Romney

As part of the Maine Fiber Club, I got to learn to spin some beautiful Romney fleece.  I don’t have a lot of spinning experience so I carded the fleece and I think I used a short draw of some … Continue reading

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Fun Friday Night

After a busy first week back at work, I had a great Friday night.  We drove up to the mid-coast of Maine.  First stop, of course, was Halcyon Yarn.  I picked up an extra bobbin for my wheel and some … Continue reading

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Exciting Announcement!

I’m starting a new knitting guild in the greater Portland, Maine area.  We are called the Lighthouse Knitting Guild of Maine and we will be associated with The Knitting Guild Association. We will meet generally the first Saturday of the … Continue reading

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