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April 2013

Leather and Lace Auction, Book Sale and Dayna Mankowski Giveaway Winner!

April 25, 2013
L&L auction shoes

Hey there!  I’m back from sunny Florida after having had an incredible time over the weekend at the SWAY Guild Art Yarn Festival.  One of the many reasons I attended was to hold the auction for the Leather and Lace Challenge Yarn Collection.  Of course, I wore my special auctioneer shoes: The auction was a […]

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Featured Artist: Dayna Mankowski of Crafty Scientist with Awesome Giveaway!

April 17, 2013
DM-CS self at shop

 Publishers Note: What happens when science and fiber art collide?… Dayna Mankowski, that’s what! This mad fiber-scientist has gone from a life of pharmacy work, to knitting, to owning her own fiber shop. Dayna creates naturally developed yarns with unique inspirations drawing from TV shows and music. With full steam ahead, Dayna of Madison Wool is showing us […]

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March Love and the 44 Clovers Giveaway winner!

April 16, 2013
RB-44 C cora knitting needle case

At last, what I was loving over the last month is up for your viewing pleasure on the March Love page which has a few of the resources that I’ve tapped into during my own personal Rolag mania.  There are a lot of great resources out there — I picked out a few of my […]

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The Leather and Lace Challenge Yarn Auction Catalogue and THE Book!!

April 11, 2013
Lot A:  Hughes, Hysom, Yoder-Ricks

On Saturday, April 20th at the SWAY Guild Art Yarn Festival, we will be auctioning off the Leather and Lace Challenge Yarns.  The proceeds from the auction will be donated to the Farm Animal Sanctuary in Watkins Glen, NY.  There is still time and opportunity to sign up for the Lexi Boeger aka Pluckyfluff workshop […]

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Featured Artist: Rachel Bingham of 44 Clovers

April 9, 2013
RB-44 C me at the medomak fiber arts retreat 2011

Publisher’s Note: When most people walk through the woods or gaze at a snow-topped mountains, their thoughts remain on the landscape before them, but for Rachel Bingham, her thoughts flow right to fiber!  Rachel, of  44 Clovers, is a fiber artist with a bent towards history and nature, striving to maintaining the purity of the art, the fiber, and even the […]

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International Spin Group MeetUp! by Suzy Brown aka WoolWench

April 3, 2013

Publisher’s Notes:  Thanks so much to everyone for their kind comments on the last post.  Your words truly meant a lot to me! A few weeks back some of my favorite folks got together to spin via Skype.  One of the event organizers was Suzy Brown aka Wool Wench and Suzy was kind enough to […]

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