Earlier this year (what seems like 527 months ago), I took a pottery class at our local studio, Third Branch… Read More »Pottery products: Results from my February pottery class
Sarah is the owner/operator of Vermont Natural Sheepskins. She is an avid knitter and knitwear designer. She also enjoys cooking and gardening.
With the holidays behind us and a break in the bad weather I was finally able to get back to… Read More »Sheep to Sweater – Part 4: Suint vat cleaning method
A few weeks ago I mentioned in a post on Instagram that I sometimes find myself motivated re-knit the same… Read More »Repeat Knits: Characteristics that take a pattern from interesting to inspirational.
Once again, my mother has gifted me with some Harrisville Designs Highland yarn, and once again…I decided to make a… Read More »Six Stripe Poncho – A simple and colorful stash-buster
We hope you’ve had a satisfying and rewarding year of making. We certainly have, primarily on the brewing and knitting… Read More »2019 into 2020: celebrating successes, building community, and embracing inspiration
Need a quick, tasty, and filling dish for your next family gathering or potluck meal? This upscale version of Macaroni… Read More »Fancy Mac & Cheese: a favorite crowdpleaser that’s quick to prepare
What do you do when your partner picks up a beautiful, top-condition sewing machine in a cabinet for you at… Read More »Refinishing a Sewing Machine Cabinet: Observations and tips from a first-time furniture restorer
Sometimes, a design seems to manifest out of thin air, helped along only by my ability to work with string… Read More »Glittering Quartz Hat & Mitt Pattern Set, Celebrates Mohair’s Sparkle & Shine
As I read more about fleece preparation, I realize there are many options and variables in the process, particularly in… Read More »Sheep to Sweater – Part 3: Washing fleece with a pre-rinse