Congratulations to Cathy G. who won the Choose Your Yarn Adventure Giveaway! Everyone who signed up chose their favorite of three skeins of yarn. The three options were: #1 Venice (left), a sock yarn made of 75% superwash merino, 15% nylon, and 10% tencel #2 Purple Iris (middle), a sparkly sock yarn made of 92%… Read More Congratulations to Cathy G., Winner of the Giveaway!
This is just a quick note to let you know that you can still join the Art Batt Subscription Club for November through this Sunday. I’ll be making up all the batts on Monday and Tuesday and sending them out on Wednesday to all subscribers. Each month’s art batt will be something completely new and… Read More November Art Batt of the Month Club Open through Sunday
As you may have noticed, my lamb got a facelift! I hired Hollie of Brave Tree Marketing to rework my banner, which had become degraded over the years, and I’m just so delighted with her work. This is a friend of mine who is a long-time artist and a new graphic designer. I can’t recommend… Read More Banner Facelift
Sale on Art Batts… Read More Go a little “batty” with 20% off all Art Batts
Last spring, we painted the inside of our entire house. We thought we were going to be moving but eventually decided to stay put, but since we were painting for some mythical buyers, we wanted to go neutral and stay on-trend. Well, the trend, as you probably know, is gray. Gray walls, gray flooring, and… Read More Why You Shouldn’t Care About Color Trends
Lately, I have had the opportunity to watch a number of videos on spinning and weaving that I have obtained from Interweave. As of right now, these are all available on their website. I thought I’d review a few of my favorites for you. Just FYI, I have no affiliation with Interweave and… Read More Some Videos in Review from Interweave
I love pretty much the whole gammut of fiber arts, but my first love was weaving, and then you might say I worked my way backwards from yarn to spinning to raising angora rabbits. Contrary to what the name suggests, I don’t actually own a purple lamb–not yet anyway. As you probably already know if… Read More The Budget Weaver
Today, I changed the name of my Etsy shop from MonetsGardenArtYarns to www.PurpleLamb.Etsy.com. This small change has been quite a while in coming. I love Monet. I love all the images of his garden, and I find inspiration in both for my handspun yarns. Nonetheless, it was too long, too hard to remember, and it… Read More A Fresh Start