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Of Fibers, Weaves, and Looms

Posted on 30 May 2013

Fabric, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the star ship Loom. It’s thousand year mission to explore strange new weaves, to seek out new textiles and new fibers, to boldly go where not weaver has gone before. Once the wool fiber is all grown up, We must decide on what journey into its […] Continue Reading

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Aran Cardigan

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Aran Knitting Patterns

Posted on 30 October 2012

Aran Knitting Patterns Overview of Aran Knitting Aran knitting is a type of knitting that comes from Ireland and is surrounded by myths. Aran knitting patterns are noted by having different patterns going up and down. Some of these patterns can be simple, but others are very complex. Part of the mythology around the Aran […] Continue Reading

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R.I.P. Owain Phyfe

Posted on 13 September 2012

Yesterday, our Ren Fest family received some very upsetting news.  The bard, Owain Phyfe passed away from pancreatic cancer.  This man will never be forgotten.  Our first year at the faire, we could hear this beautiful voice as we walked along the lanes.  No matter how bad a mood you are in, his voice could […] Continue Reading

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Fiber, Phat Fiber

September Phat Fiber update

Posted on 03 September 2012

Unfortunately due to losses sustained in Hurricane Isaac. the samples sent into the Phat Fiber sampler box will be unavailable for sale.  I will be more than happy to special dye some of these but please be aware that it may take some time. Our losses were simply too great to allow us to maintain […] Continue Reading

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Hurricane Isaac updates

Posted on 01 September 2012

Ok so as I am sure most of you know, Hurricane Isaac has made his presence known here in Louisiana.   Not sure what the national reports are saying but one of the hardest hit areas appears to be St. John the Baptist Parish, which of course just happens to be where we are located. […] Continue Reading

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Momma Love

Posted on 04 August 2012

So as of Thursday, my son is officially joining the Army after he graduates high school.  He has chosen his MOS, 91F, small arms repair. For those who him, this is a perfect fit.  The part I am not happy with is what is doing after his AIT.  He is going to jump school so […] Continue Reading

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