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Giving it a whorl.

February 1st, 2012

Last November, I visited A Wren’s Nest Farm to help harvest some of their chickens. While I was there, I stumbled upon a wall of dyed fiber. It was merino wool off their sheep that they had harvested, cleaned and dyed a lovely array of colors. I also spied some drop spindles. The Matriarch of […]

Qiviut – Alaskan Grown

July 29th, 2009

What better souvenir from Alaska than some muskox wool? None that I can think of. OK, well maybe tons of salmon and halibut. Since I haven’t  been able to catch any fish at all while I have been here, I will happily take some qivuit. Qiviut, (sometimes spelled “qivuet”, “qiviuk”, “qiveut”, “qiviuq”, “kiviuk” or “qiviute’, […]