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Traci Palagi
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I'm crazy about making yarn.
I'm crazy about making yarn.

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Sunday Spinning
The stage is set. A big pile of freshly carded batts and Netflix. It's going to be a good Sunday. While organizing my storage, I came across 2 unwashed and UNLABELED whole fleeces. I washed, dried, picked, and carded this white one. I have no idea what type...

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Mini Movie Review - Harvesting Liberty
A veteran growing hemp and processing it with old-timey methods. A woman spinning, dying, then weaving an American flag. Taking it all to Washington DC. Five stars!

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Happy New Year
This is the one and only post for 2016. It was a great year but I didn't blog about it.  My fleece hobby was completely over-shadowed by my new love of rock climbing. I did knit a little during the year but most of my time was spent climbing fake-rock walls...

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The future's so bright, I got to wear shades.
The year is ending and I wanted to make a blog post before it did. Although I did a lot of knitting this year, I didn't blog about much of it. There were the little knitting and spinning projects that I took on my hikes that were documented in a few photos....

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The Art of Randomness
Being strategically random is an art, not a science. Years ago I heard a radio show about randomness and I recently came across it again:  http://www.radiolab.org/story/91684-stochasticity/  My two current projects engage the concept of randomness.  I wante...

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Before Weaving Works moved to their new location a while back they had a sale in which for $50 you could stuff as much yarn into a bag that would fit.  That is how I got all this Alafosslopi.  The abundance of Icelandic wool allowed me to explore Icelandic ...

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Good Bye Summer, Hello Fall
Using the yarn from the solar-dyeing project, I whipped up a hat. I'm not exactly sure the dye took perfectly. I had rinsed it well, but without the kind of heat I use on the stove I worried that when I go to wash it someday the color would run out. So I us...

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Goodbye Summer
I don't think a month has gone by in which I haven't made a blog post since I started in 2008. Here we are on the last day of August and I want to get one last word in about this summer.  Record breaking hot! (That's 3 words.) What do you do when it's 90 de...
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