Lisa Zepeda's Profile

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I am a stay-at-home mother who raises four wonderful children on 11 acres in Saskatchewan, Canada. We homeschool our children as a lifestyle and I myself love learning so it is a good fit for us. I have been knitting, crocheting and tatting since I was around 8. All taught by my wonderful Swedish grandmother. My German grandmother also did incredible intricate crocheting.

In the last 5 years I have been teaching myself to spin (that lesson may never be over). I adore spinning as it allows me to really 'tune in' to each fiber. My love for knitting was what led me to go 'backwards' so to speak. I went from knitting, to spinning, to cleaning and carding and dyeing fiber, which inevitably led to raising the fiber animals (starting with Angora Goats and then into sheep). My most memorable knitted item I own is my very first scarf made entirely from fiber 'born' on my farm, cleaned and carded,…

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  • Female
  • Born on December 6
  • Joined November 16, 2010

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natural fibre of all kinds, mohair, alpaca, wool, exotic woods, anything reclaimed, pottery, linen, fiberfairies

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I am a stay-at-home mother who raises four wonderful children on 11 acres in Saskatchewan, Canada. We homeschool our children as a lifestyle and I myself love learning so it is a good fit for us. I have been knitting, crocheting and tatting since I was around 8. All taught by my wonderful Swedish grandmother. My German grandmother also did incredible intricate crocheting.

In the last 5 years I have been teaching myself to spin (that lesson may never be over). I adore spinning as it allows me to really 'tune in' to each fiber. My love for knitting was what led me to go 'backwards' so to speak. I went from knitting, to spinning, to cleaning and carding and dyeing fiber, which inevitably led to raising the fiber animals (starting with Angora Goats and then into sheep). My most memorable knitted item I own is my very first scarf made entirely from fiber 'born' on my farm, cleaned and carded, spun and knit by me. I called it my 'Magnum Opus'.

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