Archive for September, 2012

Spending spree

Published on September 30, 2012

As reported yesterday, I went to Gryphon’s Open House to see her and her beautiful yarns. The bases are wonderful, soft, and the dyework is always magnificent. I bought a wee bump of pink to spin. And bought some Traveller, 2 skeins of each color. Barbery Coast – blues Monaco Bucharest This is Codex, a […]

The Verdant Gryphon’s Open House!

Published on September 29, 2012

Once again, the combination of my GPS and my VISA gets me into minor trouble! But what fun!! The Verdant Gryphon dyes yarns and sells them online, has beautiful yarn bases and an uncanny instinct for color. The business has grown from when I saw dye pots at her home to a much larger location […]

Open House at Outstanding Dreams

Published on September 20, 2012

Spent Saturday and Sunday at the Open House held at Outstanding Dreams Farm in Preston, MD, demonstrating how to spin fiber. Took my Ashford Traditional wheel, as it has the appearance that most people are familiar with, rather than my more modern-looking Ladybug. Although the Ladybug is smaller, I actually find the “Traddy” easier for […]