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More Towels, A Bit of Silk, and A Knitting Project!

       When the quarantine started, I knew for sure that I wouldn’t get bored...I actually don’t think I’ve ever experienced being bored.  With so much time, it was evident that all I had to do was consult my handy dandy ‘things I want to do’ book and start looking through pages that weren’t crossed out.  Dye tencel was written on one of the pages.  Since dying with fiber reactive dyes is a two day process, I had plenty of time to play so I hopped right in and got my tencel looking absolutely beautiful!  I’ve dyed for weaving before so no problem there.  It’s getting the dyed yarn back onto a cone so that I can work with it that has always posed problems in the past.  Quite frankly, warping from the swift or a ball is a pain in the rear end.  Warping from the swift requires another person to feed the yarn and is overly time consuming.  Warping from a ball is a nightmare because oftentimes I can’t get the ball to cooperate.  It jumps all over the place and I spend more time getting it b

It's 2021! We Made It!

Welcome to 2021!  Apparently, 2020 will go down in the history books as the most insane year ever.  From the start of the Pandemic, social unrest, murder hornets, and politics...I mean...did I leave anything out?!        I have taken a personal vow not to watch any news, focus in my home and at my job only.  I've been doing this for a few months now and can't believe how relaxed I feel compared to when I was glued to the internet every day waiting for the next story or breaking news.  I'm getting a lot more done in the weaving department and my online sales hit an all time high in 2020.  There are many colorways that I'll have to recreate because they sold out so quickly!      I have about 15 or 20 draft posts saved from projects that I was working on.  I'm half tempted to just scratch them but will probably use them as filler content.  I'm not sure how I want to proceed with my I just blog and say what I'm working on and how it's going or do