More Why We Love Yarn
As part of my on-going fascination with yarn, I bring you these photos from the picturesque Coggeshall Farm setting. Thank you to all the Indie fiber growers, dyers and fellow enthusiasts – you all make our Yarn World the richer.
Kids & Rabbits
This was a wonderful event for families & kids. Lots of new things to see and do, perhaps new Fiber Friends to meet & pet. A mellow atmosphere for learning. Continue reading
David Westcott, giving a demo of his intricate weaving, is also an enthusiastic spinner and all around teacher extraordinaire! He is wonderful at explaining processes, and also at inspiring newcomers.
Owner Erica Dwyer was busy wowing the crowd with her little Havanese puppy! Show me a person who can resist a puppy?! Erica carries alpaca yarn, fiber, hand woven & hand knit designs. I failed in my duty to inquire as to her actual Alpaca flock, as I was overly engrossed with said pup. Next time!
Hand Crafted Yarns – Jan Marek Raczkowski
The 6th Annual Wool & Fiber Festival was held at the Coggeshall Farm Museum in Bristol RI on Saturday May 19th. Bucolic setting, one horse & a long-horned cow grazing in their huge stone-walled field, postcard clouds, enough working breeze to keep the mosquitoes at bay, and FIBER in all its permutations! The next few posts will showcase some of the highlights I found.