Earlier this year, I wrote a bit about getting involved with the Livestock Conservancy’s Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em program. SE2SE encourages fiber artistists to buy fleeces, wool or yarn from farmers of endangered breeds of sheep. I bought a few skeins earlier this year, but then got distracted by a couple of other projects.… Continue reading SE2SE: A Few Skeins More
Dolores just got a package from Webs! I have definitely been slacking on getting some new outfits made for her. So we got a few kits delivered… Guess what I’m knitting next?
Yesterday Mr. QuiteAYarn and I went back out to Palmer, AK – site of the famous Musk Ox Farm – to attend this year’s MatSu Fiber Fest. We went to the inaugural fest last summer, so I was really looking forward to this year’s event, especially as the organizers were promising bigger and better things… Continue reading Fiber Fest Again!
Today’s post (text and photos) is from guest blogger Katy! She is known as @kpknitty on Instagram. She is a brilliant knitter and all-around great person 🙂 As a knitter of 10 years and new hand spinner, I decided it was the perfect time to pay my first visit to the annual Maryland Sheep and… Continue reading 44th Annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival – Guest Post!
Today, Mr. QuiteAYarn and my Mom and I went to the 1st annual Mat-Su Fiber Festival, and we’re glad we did! For those of you not familiar with Alaska geography, Mat-Su refers to the Matanuska-Susitna valley, which is a little bit north of Anchorage and contains the towns of Wasilla and Palmer. The event was held… Continue reading Fiber Fest!