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Knit a Dozen Slippers!

I have a friend and she is the cutest thing. her name is Amy. I met her a couple of years ago because of spinning. It was near the beginning of her current career which has just exploded for her and I am so glad.She is a terrific designer who has had knitwear designs...

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Michael Cook and the Silk

These photos are a little out of order but you'll get the gist. the gist is, if you have an opportunity to take a class with Michael Cook on how to tie your shoes, SIGN UP!The classroom was ready on time. Each student got 8 ounces of silk cocoons. Enough to play with...

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Catching Up.

Maggie and Ryan have started Tae Kwon Do. The above photo is Ryan getting a bit of yellow tape on his belt. He's quite into this. Maggie is liking it too though not as excited as Ryan. It's good for them and since we homeschool, this will be their Physical Education...

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Just Like a Real Shop

Shelly Lampshire is here all weekend doing Henna and body paint out in front of the shop. Stop by and meet her. She'll be teaching Needle Felt Sculpting on the first Saturday of December and she's fantastic and fun.And also, We got our new signs today. There are still...

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Washing the Wool

So the spin along/knit along has begun and Chelsea dyed my fiber on Saturday. It is Australian Wool top which is just a mix of domestic Australian wool. It's pretty soft and has a lovely crimp.Today I did some sample spinning and chain plyed the sample so I could knit...

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It’s All About Color

The fabulous Amy King came to town. She is Hot and loads of fun. She brought me a present which I love. The lovely Chelsea is modeling it. It is handspun Merino / Tencel that she crocheted into a beautiful scarf.Beauty shot.Then we got to work with the dyeing. She...

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First week in the new shop has come to an end and it was great. We already feel very at home in our new place. There are still a few bits to gather at the old location and we'll work on that over the next few weeks. Lots of you were already able to come and visit and...

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The Move!

It's been a big weekend and it's only Saturday night! But it's moving weekend and so we had to get to work on Wednesday night.There were a few leftovers from the last shop that was in the space that we wanted to get rid of. Mama's Milk doesn't really fit our shop but...

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Hooray for Maggie!

Two of my favorite things about my spinning store. I love teaching spinning. I do. And I love being able to have top quality teachers come to my store. This past weekend was Maggie Casey. She is the author of Start Spinning and the star of the DVD by the same name....

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