Tag Archives: handspun yarn

Stars & Stripes Forever


Hello everyone! It’s been quite some time since I did a pure yarn post, but my most recent yarn project just came out so fun, I had to share: I actually spun this one on Memorial Day, and it is appropriately … Continue reading

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Thank goodness it’s Friday (and look! a scarf!)


Hi all, Kirstin here. I love those craft shows, but I have to admit, they take a ton out of us. Dad is travelling today, Mom is up to her elbows in…barn stuff. Let’s leave it at that. And I’ve … Continue reading

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“Make Us Proud…”


Finished is the word for Mark’s hats!  Aunt Geri here with a pic of the last two pieces – we are excited to see how Mark and his family like our little goodies.  I tried a new design,  and I … Continue reading

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The not-so-fun part


The organizers at our next show expressed an interest in handspun yarn. We have plenty of that floating around, but none of it was inventoried. This weekend, in addition to spinning another 220 yards of Holiday Extravaganza, Momma and I … Continue reading

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Productivity


Ah, the weekend. Picture it: two whole days stretch before you, hours and hours of time. All you have to do is a few loads of laundry, a week’s worth of dishes, a bit of tidying up, and (of course) … Continue reading

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Yarn – Holiday Extravaganza


I love things that sparkle. I love soft things. Logically, sparkly, soft things are some of my favorite things. Which is, I suppose, how this yarn got invented. Kirstin here, and I’m back in the swing of hand spinning with … Continue reading

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“Sea-Foam”


Aunt Geri here –  I’m thinking of the Holfelders’ family vacation to Maui. Tropical storm Flossie moved through quickly, and I trust they will have sunshine and aqua waters!  This latest yarn I’ve just finished spinning, is a wonderful hand … Continue reading

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“Celebrating the Palomino horse”


Aunt Geri here.  Those of us old enough grew up watching the Hollywood cowboy star Roy Rogers and his famous palomino horse Trigger.  Mr. Ed, the talking horse with his own TV show in the 60s, was also a world … Continue reading

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“OMG Moment”


Aunt Geri here – I just finished spinning this black yarn.  The fiber is from Gazellie, a little black alpaca that lives in Iowa at C&M Acres. Our goal was to test the fiber processing done by C&M Fiber Mill, … Continue reading

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“One stitch, two stitch, red fish, blue fish”


Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa; what do fish have to do with stitch? They have absolutely nothing to do with knitting really, Dad thought it would be a great title. Momma here, when I broke open the yarn label to … Continue reading

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