Monthly Archives: September 2015

Spinning Coopworth

The September Fiber in PortFiber’s Maine Fiber Club is Coopworth. I hand combed this fiber after a brief tutorial from Casey.  (Thank you!)  I found that hand combing fibers really hurts my hands.  Not sure if I’m doing something wrong, … Continue reading

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Lesley Sweater Done!

I finished my Lesley sweater, from Hannah Fettig’s Home and Away.  I love the way it came out.  And it knit up so fast in Quince and Co. Osprey!

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New mascot

Check out our new mascot for the Lighthouse Knitters’ Guild of Maine. Isn’t she adorable?  She was created by my good friend, Julie, another founding member of the guild. Thanks Julie! Click on the link in the header to see … Continue reading

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Assorted fibery topics

I’ve been doing a little of this and a little of that when it comes to fiber.  I finished spinning up some beautiful silk/yak from Port Fiber here in Portland, Maine.        It’s so soft. I want to make something like … Continue reading

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Dyeing Experiments

Last weekend, I decided to see if any of the plants/trees around my house (aside from the Goldenrod) have dyeing powers.  I walked around and picked 10 different types and took pictures to try to document what they were: I … Continue reading

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