Fiber on the farm

I wanted to share a look back across this year’s workshops on Long Ridge Farm. Natural dyeing and indigo were taught by me and the fiber workshops were taught by Patty Blomgren. I will post the annual natural dyeing workshops with Earthues soon!

Beginners spinning…

First plied yarns…

Basics in Natural Dyeing….


Unraveling the mystery of dyeing with indigo…

oxidizing after an indigo dip…

Luna…

Sidney…

Working on a custom dye order…

Drum carding for color workshop…

How to choose, prep and wash a fleece workshop…


Kalie…

Washing fleece…

A workshop for intermediate beginner spinners…


Look at that bobbin fly!

Finished skeins again…

Katie helping me get ready for the next show… the Fiber Festival of New England, November 6th and 7th in West Springfield, MA.

Our town spinners and knitters group, The Twisted Sisters, at the farm for a Halloween party…

It’s been a fun spring, summer and fall, gathering with so many great people all in the interest of fiber, dyeing, friendship and learning.