Cardigan Trail

We’ve been taking full advantage of the nice weather and hitting the local trails. One of our favourites is Cardigan River Trails. Cardigan River Trails are situated behind the ball diamonds west of Cardigan. It is a picturesque wooded area that hosts a wide variety of bird and plant species. Pictures above is an emptyContinue reading “Cardigan Trail”

Testing, Spinning, and a Workshop

I have so many spinny things to share since I’ve last posted! First up is this lovely basket pictured above. It is a basket created by the wonderful Doris-Ann of Savoie Baskets just with drop spindle spinning in mind. As with all of her baskets, it is beautifully crafted. This style features a strap soContinue reading “Testing, Spinning, and a Workshop”

Sweaters, Socks, and Spinning

Even though it is now officially Spring, I still want to keep on knitting all the cozy knits. I’ve been seeing swoon worthy sweaters, adorable socks, and luscious fibres on podcasts and Instagram and I can’t help but feel completely inspired. My to-knit list is becoming quite long indeed! I have a few sweater WIPsContinue reading “Sweaters, Socks, and Spinning”

From Fibre to Finished Socks

Gotland sheep wool is one of my favourite fibres to spin and knit. I don’t get to work with it nearly as much as I would like. The lustre and the silvery greys are exceptional. Those qualities are lovely on their own but when over-dyed , something truly magical happens. Vibrant colors deepen, become richerContinue reading “From Fibre to Finished Socks”