Resolution: Learn Something

With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, thoughts have turned to New Year resolutions.  According to the Nielson ratings for 2015 “Learn something new/New Hobby” was 8th in the list of top 10 New Year Resolutions, behind such standbys as “lose weight” and “get organized”.

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Thrum Knitting

Recently, we have had some roving and carded batts of wool and alpaca fiber come into the store.  It was unexpected, so it kinda sat there for a day or two until we figured out what we wanted to do with it.  While we were looking and playing with it, we noticed that some fiber was in pencil roving, which means the wool has been cleaned and carded in such a way that the fiber is in these long, loose tubes.  Continue reading