Sometimes, it takes a life-changing experience to realize what you really want to do with your life. That’s what happened to… Read More »25 The Knitting Nook, Portland Maine: This cozy neighborhood café is also a yarn shop.
Sarah is the owner/operator of Vermont Natural Sheepskins. She is an avid knitter and knitwear designer. She also enjoys cooking and gardening.
In my latest spinning session I decided to try my hand at an art yarn skein. It’s not a style,… Read More »Art Yarn Spinning – First Time with Multiple Techniques
As I’ve mentioned before, we’re often looking for new recipes to make at home, to mix up our menus when… Read More »Chicken Curry: classic flavors combine for a delicious, quick supper
If you’ve been reading the blog or following on our YouTube channel for a while, you’ll know that I don’t… Read More »Sewing a Skirt & Sash – A Project for a Special Night
A couple of weeks ago, I shared an experiment for dyeing yarn with food coloring. The results were interesting, but… Read More »Overdye Yarn: How to shift shades for a happier result
In today’s yarn world, there are thousands of people dyeing yarn at home and achieving wild and interesting (and sometimes,… Read More »Dye yarn with food coloring: a fun and easy fiber experiment
We don’t always have time to watch as many of these as we’d like, but we love our holiday films.… Read More »Holiday Films: Seasonal classics, and unusual favorites
Sarah’s mother Nancy joins for a discussion of making your own beeswax candles at home. With a few tools and… Read More »Beeswax Candles You Can Pour Yourself & Great Gifts
Last year I wanted to mix it up with holiday baking, and came across a recipe for Swedish cardamom bread.… Read More »Swedish Cardamom Bread is a delicious holiday treat that makes a great gift.
From special ornaments we have kept from childhood, to the ones we’ve been given or found on our travels, we’ve… Read More »Holiday Ornaments: A tour of our collection + free pattern