Eye Candy…

…brought to you this week by the Hancock Shaker Village.

Antique Wheel and Natural Dyes


Round Barn

(I tried to get some sky in that last one for Sandy…) Last Friday Cynthia of Cygknit drove up from Connecticut for the annual Spinning Day at HSV. I brought Amelia out to play in the sunshine while Cyn brought her spindle – and Em (wearing the sweater I knit for him):

Cynthia Spins


How cute is he? Em is a very well behaved young man – and loves spinning! Yay! ;o)

We were joined by several other spinners who are part of a group who meets weekly in Stephentown (note to self: must go to a meeting sometime) along with a few very nice docents (one of whom owns the lovely antique wheel you see in the first picture above). All in all it was a wonderful day and great fun – Cyn and I both needed to get out of the house and this was perfect. :o)

Oh and what did I spin? I worked on my Crown Mountain Farms pin-drafted roving in ‘Amethyst’:


Have a great weekend, everybody!