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Posts from ‘September, 2010’

FFFFF 2010

I’m very pleased to announce that ACG, the next SCA group to the east, has stepped in to resolve the staffing difficulties that forced me to cancel FFF. It is ON!!! And thank you to Denys and all the folks who offered to help out to make this happen. I have as yet very little […]

The odder side of fiber animals

It has been a long and insane week at work (crisis appears to have been averted, at least) and rather than the stuff I’d intended to post this week, you get video entertainment. I have bags and bags of dog fur saved up to spin. I’m just not going to shave Morgan though. If you […]

Piles of silk

I’ve been saving up tidbits for you, but didn’t get to them this weekend because I did this instead. That’s 5,400 yards of silk in ten colors. [No wait! I woke up in the middle of the night and realized that’s really 6,400 dyed yards, or 64 skeins.] At the beginning of the weekend it […]

Changing seasons

Everyone is preparing for autumn. Baking season has begun, with sourdough cinnamon bread. Next week is my last field trip of the season. The bees are frantically collecting every last drop of nectar. Knitting is starting to sound appealing again. Working with wool just isn’t much fun during a 90F summer like we’ve had this […]


Busy, obviously. Work, and other work, and other other work. And I fried the power cord for my netbook. I’m not computerless, but not having the tiny portable thing cuts down on spontaneous blogging. But I’ve been saving things for you. My Little Cthulhu, by artist Spippo. And in the string world, you should definitely […]

The Vikings are coming!

And an interesting article on khipus. Too bad they don’t actually know anything.