Carolyn and the Courageous Cushion

A handspun creation inspired by the joyful, courageous Carolyn McAlpine.

Carolyn McAlpine — McA as some of us called her — was the youngest member of the Etobicoke Handweavers and Spinners Guild when she died a decade ago from an aggressive brain cancer. She was 33 years old.

She was the most joyful, fun person I have had the pleasure of spinning yarn with. And if you’ve ever hung out with spinners you’ll know that’s saying a lot — we are a pretty fun-loving bunch if I do…

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Recovering #ESG’er; yarn spinner; distance runner; river wanderer; for more: https://blorrainesmith.medium.com/membership or https://www.blorrainesmith.com/

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B. Lorraine Smith

B. Lorraine Smith

Recovering #ESG’er; yarn spinner; distance runner; river wanderer; for more: https://blorrainesmith.medium.com/membership or https://www.blorrainesmith.com/

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