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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Sometimes Things Don’t Go As Planned

  Or as John Lennon so famously said, “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” In my case, life had some very unexpected sharp curves for me; at the end of August, I was the recipient of a ruptured colon and an emergency resection. DISCLAIMER: This whole post is about my life […]

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Let’s Spin Together

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Here in the dog days of August, it’s difficult sometimes to focus on the sort of fiber work that I need to get into, for future events and for restocking my virtual shelves. It’s hot, and I hate the heat. But the days are long and that gives me a lot of daylight for working… […]

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What If I’m Kidding Myself?

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So here’s what I’m asking you to consider: what happened to make you consider your attempt to be a failed one?
What did you learn from the mistakes that you made?
How can you take that knowledge and apply it to your next attempt? […]

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