Ready for another Spinning in Cowgirl Boots? Ready for a rather long Spinning in Cowgirl Boots? I hope so. Last week I went to a local yarn store to buy […]
Back when Hercules was roaming around ancient Greece and getting into trouble, spinning was woman’s work. One of the many (many many) times he messed up, he had to spend 3 years spinning yarn as punishment. And he didn’t hate it.
In this Spinning in Cowgirl Boots the Anti-Spinning Feline Overlord and I are plying two handspun wools and telling the Scottish tale of The Good Housewife who wished that someone would come help her with her spinning. She gets her wish but it does not go the way she had planned.
Let’s have another post where pull on my cowgirl boots, sit down at my spinning wheel, and ramble on about the history of something yarn-y related. Today its the history of spinning wheels and how the spinning wheels of today don’t look anything like their medieval predecessors.
Lets talk about those mythic crafters with the power of life and death over mortals. Its a Halloween Spinning in Cowgirl Boots.
Its Day 1 of Spinzilla 2015! So let’s have a Spinning in Cowgirl Boots video. Let’s spin up some yarn. Let’s figure out why elderly bacherlorettes are called Spinsters […]
The Emperor gets a new set of clothes and I get some spinning done. Its a another Spinning in Cowgirl Boots tale for ya!
Pull up a chair. I’m spinning some merino (in my cowgirl boots) and talking about how merino got to be the king of sheep.
Its a Spinning In Cowgirl Boots day and I’m telling the tale of Ned Ludd and the Luddites: knitters, spinners and weavers who fought against progress, factory owners, and the British government to hold on to their way of life and their income. Sometimes that fight ended in death.
In the Brothers Grimm Spindle, Shuttle, and Needle, a little orphan girl gets to be a princess through the power of yarn. Yeah, that could happen.