January News!

We realize the New Year hasn’t seen us back to posting regularly. We miss doing so and also miss staying in touch with all our readers!  However, we have been very busy behind the scenes and we want to give you a quick sketch of why it may seem as though we’ve been neglecting you.…

Merry Christmas

We’d like to take this season of joyous celebration and light renewed to thank all of you, our loyal readers who have discovered and subscribed to our blog.    It is hard to believe that at this time last year the concept of writing a blog had bearly been discussed.  I was still contemplating (with a…

The Perfect Baby Blanket!

What is the perfect baby blanket? My perfect baby blanket is a unique creation that was lovingly hand-painted, hand-pieced and hand-sewn by my maternal Grand-Mother. I was too young to remember when or how I was first introduced to this beloved blanket, but it is firmly woven into the fabric of many of my toddler…

The Diamond Fibre! (Part II)

In part I we discussed mohair fleeces, and the characteristics of this extra insolating, light, lustrous, strong fibre. Now the fun part, … crafting with mohair! Mohair Yarn First the bad news, not all mohair yarn is created equal. For many reasons a yarn to be hand-knit, woven or crocheted is almost always a blend…