Why art yarn? Why from you?

Often at craft shows or at the farmers market, I’ll get asked these very smart questions, or a variation on them: Why would I buy art yarn? What can I do with it? Why would I buy it from you, and not from a more well-known company? These are really good, honest, thoughtful questions. I […]

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Spinning Yarn, Setting Goals in 2020

Crunching Numbers, Data, and Desires January is a funny time for me in my fibery biz. The first part is all about reviewing the year that just passed, and looking over what worked and didn’t – and what I can learn from those facts. I have a routine where I write out ALL the numbers […]

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Art, Creativity, and How We Move In The World

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The Ripple Effect: continuing and spreading results of an event or action.   The Butterfly Effect: the phenomenon whereby a minute, localized change in a complex system can have large effects elsewhere. Similar concepts, just varying with implied scale. Despite that, both are applicable to explore as artists or creative people. Art does not occur […]

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Return of Carder Talk Videos is Coming!

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2020 is ON, Y’all.  Now that I’m getting back into the swing of things, my regular video production is ready to step up. That means that if you liked my “Carder Talk” videos from last year – that is, videos where I create fiber batts and talk about the process interspersed with chat about other […]

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Getting Ready For 2020

It’s that time of year again! “What time is that, Christiane?” …time to get focused for the New Year, of course! Yaaaaayyyyy!   First order of business: Word of the Year.     This is something I do every year, and I find that it sets the tone for the year to come in amazing […]

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All That Matters (yarn and text)

All That Matters

  “All that matters is for us to see this through” – Árstíðir, Passion.* Hi there. It’s been a minute, hasn’t it. So if you’ve been following along with me this Autumn, you know that I had a major health setback at the end of August. [quickest recap ever: intestinal perforation, resection surgery, in the […]

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