note: this is our first newsletter, so it's extra long -- we're getting you all caught up the latest here at the nest! our future newsletters won't be this long ;)
It's about supper time, but I had a late lunch, so I'm hanging out in my room with Desi, my mini dachshund. I'm really enjoying the evening view from my window: golden light and slanting shadows painting stripes across a brilliant green field, and a red barn off in the distance. Yes, we're in the country.
Those of you who visit the Ravelry group regularly know this, but the rest of you don't: my family and I moved into a 100-year-old farmhouse a couple months ago. There are still boxes everywhere, but we're getting settled in and finding our daily routine.
Despite a lot of improvements and work needing to be done on the house, we still had our first dye day here not too long ago. It went really well, and we're excited with the space we have to work in now. The dyeing part is still outside, but we're more protected from the elements. The main change is that now Jenn has her own studio upstairs where she reskeins and sews.
All of that said, I feel like we're getting our footing again. And like we can really settle into a routine with Annie Yarn that will grow us in ways we haven't been able to with all the moving we've done since our dad passed away.
So we're wanting to get some new stuff in the works. Our creative juices are starting to flow again, slowly but surely, as we enjoy our new home. We've had a lot of ideas, and some of them we've already made happen. Here are a few...