Pink/Purple Handspun Rigid Heddle Panel, January 2018

January 31, 2018

  I was scheduled to demo for my guild at a local history museum on Saturday, January 27, 2018. I have demoed there before, and it’s a lovely little museum with very nice employees and volunteers. There’s no guarantee how many people will stop by, so any of us who are demoing bring a project. […]

Crocheted Bag with Lucet Cord, January 2018

January 19, 2018

This bag was inspired by one of the cords I made for my short Lucet demo at the 2018 Orlando Distaff Day. The yarn was spun and plyed at a demo I did for my weaving (and other fibery stuff) guild, the Weavers of Orlando ( (just celebrated our 75th anniversary). Some of the yarn […]

Swatching with my Handspun

November 6, 2017

  Begun about September 10, finished September 17 2017 (part of my Hurricane Irma fibering). Inspired by the September Challenge in the Akerworks group on Ravelry (, I decided to spin my 1 oz of Electric Eel colorway merino on my Electric Eel 5 wheel (, chain ply it, and then swatch. I also wanted […]

Hurricane Irma Spinning, 2017

November 3, 2017

Prepping for Irma, trying not to worry too much during Irma, and dealing with the aftermath of Irma basically took 2 weeks. We were lucky not to lose any big trees (need to take a couple of the big pines down, as one is definitely leaning more), and only lost power for a day. Long […]

Short list of spinning and weaving resources for 2017

October 20, 2017

Local ones are for the Central Florida Area.  If you’d like to take a multiday class in Mid-March in central Florida, check out the Florida Tropical Weaver’s Conference (ftwg, on the list). Spinning and Weaving Sources, 2017 1. Drunken Monkey Spinners Ravelry group ( ). Group meets at the Drunken Monkey coffee shop ( at […]