5/06/2015























it only took a few short weeks,
to learn that nettle is no good for dish rags
hole after hole after hole.
i've wound the hemp (again, by hand), 
and hope that it will fare better.


















4/24/2015










~ small metal tools

4/22/2015









~ my sewing box


4/10/2015






























linen dresses .      .             .
(made by me)





+

a flowering tree from last month
















one scrub cloth complete . .    .
in simple garter stitch to go with this unruly yarn.






4/02/2015














~   small ceramic spoon i made last spring



4/01/2015

cake

























projects are slow-going   .     .               .



center-pull yarn "cake"
wound with a fat knitting needle and my hands
the process is very satisfying.



helpful video here




3/17/2015

nettle & hemp










































hanks of organic, wild-grown, handspun nettle and hemp —
to be made into dish scrub cloths.









an easy project to have on the needles while sewing my jacket.