Squirrel!

This post has nothing to do with real squirrels but everything to do with distractions. If anyone has seen the movie “Up!” there is a reoccurring joke that the dog in the film would be completely focused on somthing until a squirrel came by and it all went...

Whew!

Knitting sweaters can be a real crap shoot. You spend maybe $80-$120 on some luscious natural fiber, you knit for months on end, picking it up and working on it when you can, and when it’s all said and done, you have that scary moment as you head to the mirror...

Amish Cutting Board

At the historic preservation conference I attended in Lanesboro, one of the options was to go on an Amish tour. Being that I’ve never done that, and have always wanted to, I signed up and boarded the bus. The Amish have to make money some way, and since...

This Weekend’s Weaving

I thought I’d try my hand at a wall basket this weekend and a couple of trellises for my sweet peas. It’s always fun to try a new project and a great learning experience! I’m looking forward to soaking some tall willow for more trellises next...

Deciphering Danish

Jacki loaned me a basketry book with some great ideas in it, but it’s in Danish.     Undeterred by a mere language problem, I went to cut willow along the highway Friday. Husband Terry came along to sketch. He said I moved too fast.       The basket is set up so...
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