Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Secret Spinster Gift

What a wonderful surprise in the mail today! I received a birthday gift from my secret spinster, it's 50 grams of lovely soft handpainted new merino wool.

I think I might try spinning it small enough to make a pair of toe-up socks. Thank you, Secret Spinster!

Saturday, November 10, 2007

Minnesota Prairie Spinners

The Minnesota Prairie Spinners are a group of fiber lovers that meet on the second Thurs of each month at the Kimball High School @ 6:30 p.m We share our knowledge of what we have made and what we are working on~~spinning, knitting, weaving, felting, etc. We gather together for occasional field trips, natural dyeing, felting, weave a shawl, fiber exchange, basket weaving or just share our experiences. We welcome you to join us!

Minnesota Prairie Spinners Objectives:

  • To get together to expand our knowledge in the areas of fiber preparation spinning, weaving, knitting, felting and dying of natural fibers.
  • To continue to learn about animal husbandry
  • To create public awareness and inform the community as to the above

Friday, November 9, 2007

Annual Meeting

Hi Everyone, we had our annual meeting last night and the most exciting thing is our new blog. We decided to give it a try for a year. Everyone will be able to contribute after Kathy gets everyones Email addresses and directions on how to contribute. So check back and see if there's anything new. Have a great week-end.