It’s early morning here, and the only sounds in the house are the dishwasher going round and round and cars in the alleyway heading towards school. My kiddos are still fast asleep, and I’m ok with that. It’s probably my daughter’s last year to homeschool, so why not just let her sleep in a little longer. My son needs the sleep, cause he’s growing like a crazy person, 2 ½ inches in the last 3 months. My coffee is ready, and I finally have a chance to sit down and write for the first time in weeks! 

I’ve been so busy lately! All with good, great things! But I’ve missed being able to check in with you all. We’re a few weeks in to our Meg Sweater KAL, and prizes have been given away. I’m nearly to the sleeves on my own, and while I wish I had more time to just knit, I still feel I’m moving pretty quickly on it! I’m hoping to have it done in time to take with me to Stitches West. I’m already dreaming up color combos for Junko’s Acorn or Twigs patterns. They’ve been in my project queue for a while now, and I can’t wait to cast on. More details on my latest projects will be coming soon! 

What else…I finished my taxes! Exciting, right? Haha! But actually, it kind of is. It’s the time of year when I can see literal growth for Nutmeg on paper. It’s when I can get validation that the choices I’ve been making for Nutmeg are heading me and my family in the right direction. I’m REAL excited about where 2018 will be taking Nutmeg. Some of the projects I’m working on are under wraps right now, but soon to be announced. My hope for Nutmeg Fibers this year, is for it to be a year full of collaboration and making new fiber friends. As one of my favorite podcasts has named it, “20-collaboreighteen”. (MBMBAM) 

There is something truly special about the fact that a person can make instant connections and friendships across the world because of yarn, knitting, crochet, weaving, etc. I think it shows just how deep this tradition of fiber arts runs, and I’m really proud to be even a teeny tiny speck of a part of it. 

Well, that’s all for this morning. My coffee is almost finished, so I’d better make some more if I’m gonna be dyeing yarn today. 

xo

Nutmeg

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