This episode includes the following segments: Ever-expanding Skill Set, Yarn Lover at Large, and Off the Shelf. If you entered the lottery for the Knit Local Getaway, you should have received a message about the status of your reservation. Contact Sara if you need additional information.
Ever-expanding Skill Set
Yum! I made the Almond, Fig & Anise Biscotti by Ashley English in Taproot Issue 20. This recipe is delicious and includes excellent instructions for cooling the loaves before slicing them into biscuits.
Journal Cowl progress includes a ladder and splotches of yellow and white to represent the splattered porridge and brains of the foolish couple who tried to climb to heaven.
One section of my collection of Icelandic folk tales concerns water myths. Here is a little sailboat motif I designed and a sunset pattern with a pleasing selection of colors.
Yarn Lover at Large
Rebecca Dioda of
Simpatico Fiber Collective teaches classes at The Spinnery in Frenchtown, New Jersey
Rebecca Dioda is an extraordinary spinner and taught her students how to do a variety of types of blending including “ghost batts” (for semi-worsted spinning) pictured here.
Off the Shelf