My stories of jewelry making, spinning, knitting, and all things fibery.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Organic Garden a Treasury by Carla Dyck

Once again Stone and Fiber is proud to be featured on the front page of Etsy in a lovely treasury curated by photographic artist Carla Dyck.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Spring...please come soon.

At the day job, the primroses and bulb plants are beginning to arrive.  As I fill up the baskets and add the bows, something just doesn't seem right.  Every year the winter and the snow seem to last longer, and the cold bothers me more.  I don't think I would want to live anywhere else other than where I do because the four seasons are so different here, but this year the winter in the northeast has been tough.

The black slouchy hat is finally finished and is a big hit.   And a perfect fit after many pattern changes.  I'm starting another one in a pink champaign shade of medium weight bamoo.  Perhaps an addition to the spring line for Stone and Fiber.  There was almost a whole skein of alpaca left over so I whipped up a little neckwarmer for myself.  The soft lusciousness of this fiber makes me think of the chocolate alpaca fleece that I purchased last October at Rhinebeck, from the Never Ending Alpaca Farm in Portville, N.Y.   Mmmmmm can't wait to spin that up.