Scissors meet handspun – a twill scarf

The year is unfolding in tough & unexpected ways.  As we work hard to adjust, meet these challenges, I have been pressed out of regular posting as just one result.  By Eastertime, I wanted to pivot and weave something beautiful. Out came Sarah Jordan’s stunning handspun merino/tencel that I won from her summer 2015 Shawl […]

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The fun part

Our first-ever giveaway is ready for her drum roll!  Winners are: Chronicbooker3, Shelley! You win the woven project bag! Cristaldiva, Rayna!  Tosh Sock in Logwood is yours! Many thanks to each & every one of you who posted, and tweeted.  Your comments & wishes were lovely.  The support is from long-time readers, and means a […]

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Logwood Heart, an experiment

I am speaking about Haematoxylum campechianum.  Logwood is a natural dye that is typically sold as dried chips of the heartwood.  It was introduced for cultivation in Caribbean colonies, and continued to be exported even through the sugar hey-day.   Who do you think you are?  Logwood Heart? It’s from my favourite poem, Omeros by […]

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