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Kalevala CAL Has Ended…

…But I’m still Going šŸ™‚ Today I was scrolling through Instagram posts and I saw someone has not only finished the Kalevala blanket, but is already finishing a third one! I’m just a little bit depressed by that šŸ˜€ But then again, I’m crocheting with my own handspun yarn, which I occasionally run out of…

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A Beautiful Country House Full of Crafts

Not a long time ago I was lucky to visit a beautiful country home full of old crafts. The building is a lovely example of traditional czech farmhouse. It’s owned by a very talented craft artist Lenka Limova and her husband. There are vintage spinning wheels literally in every room! Lenka mostly spends her time…

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All About Yarn…And Princess Charming

Recently I’ve been spinning a lot of new yarn. I like to switch from one activity to another because it makes things more fun. This way, I can also let my eyes rest for a bit after I’ve been crocheting for too long. There’s also something very relaxing about the sound of the rotating spinning…

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My First Serious Yarn Spinning Attempt

Two days ago, I successfully persuaded my mom to try and teach me how to spin yarn. In my eyes, she is the ultimate authority in this area. But I should tell you the whole story. Letā€™s start from the beginning! My parents, who are living in the Czech Republic, started their sheep and goat…

My Washington County Fiber Touring!

I went for an interesting trip yesterday and I would like to share some thoughts and photos from the event. Washington County in Upstate New York has its own annual fiber tour! That means a lot of yarn, all kinds of animals, friendly people and beautiful things to buy. Visit their page for more information:…