Hey all. We had a pet emergency this weekend. Our border collie, Anna (7), was hit by a truck. Below is a link to my original post about the incident. http://wp.me/p7rbcx-3q In an effort to offset her veterinary medical costs, I've started an Etsy shop called Down Dog Denim, that features items made from repurposed … Continue reading Down Dog!
I finally got a full spindle of border collie yarn! Yay! Project 1 of 10,000 complete. So I set the twist! I didn't have a niddy noddy so I make shifted one out of a cheap plastic picture frame I had lying around. I wrapped the yarn gently- not too tight or it would break- … Continue reading Finishing Border Collie Yarn
How blindsided of me that it took 25 years to connect the term "spinster woman" to the craft of spinning? In my curiosity, I researched the term. According to the Online Etymological Dictionary, A spinster: mid-14c., "female spinner of thread," from M.E. spinnen (see spin) + -stere, feminine suffix. Spinning commonly done by unmarried women, hence … Continue reading Help, I’m a Spinster Woman!