Taos Road Trip: Day 3

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Here’s Danelle gleefully showing off her two days of weaving.

Just back from a dinner at the local favorite eatery, Orlando’s, where Sara and I met Abby Franquemont for some brewskies and chow. Abby had just come off of 6 days straight of teaching and we were impressed with the vigor and enthusiasm pouring forth from one mighty lady. It was a fun ending to a final (second day for me–finger controlled weaves)day of teaching. Tomorrow we’ll hit the Wool Market early and then hop in the car for Boulder.

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Schacht Spindle

Schacht Spindle Company, Inc. was founded during the back-to-earth movement of the late 1960s and its accompanying craft resurgence. Their first loom was a simple tapestry loom, a version which they still make today. Over nearly 50 years, Schacht has developed a broad range of high-quality hand weaving and hand spinning tools, including their popular Cricket Loom and Ladybug Spinning wheel. Schacht’s mission is to create beautiful and well-designed products that enhance customers’ weaving and spinning experience through innovative problem solving, creative ideas, skilled woodworking and craftsmanship, and friendly, knowledgeable customer service. Schacht’s family-owned business is located in Boulder, Colorado.