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Knitting Swiftly

We’re Baaaaaaack! To knitting again!

I did this when I had a spare moment: unwound this skein of lovely everything-but-the-kitchen-sink art yarn from the swift (made by DH) onto my nostepinde (also made by DH from a piece of branch lying out in the yard). 206 more words


What to do with that art yarn?

First of all, an apology to anyone looking for a review this week. I actually started two different reviews. With the first one, I realized a new version of that product would be coming soon and I decided to wait. 627 more words

Dreaming in Fiber

Something happened to me in mid-August.  I woke up one morning with the absolute certainty that I must learn to spin yarn.  Maybe it was what I referred to as “the Rumpelstiltskin incident” in a previous post. 802 more words

Yarny Goodness

Handspun Hebredian wool and mixed merino fibres

After some deliberation of  some lovely dark long-staple fleece given to me by a friend from her sheep Wooley I washed and carded the fleece and spun it up and plied it with a colourful mixture of various wool fibres including Alpaca ,silk and merino and was very happy how it turned out. 54 more words


Blog Hop Around the World!

Ok, this is fun!! Valerie, from Intricate Knits was asked to post in a Blog Hop Around the World, and then she passed the baton to me. 721 more words


Spinning Lock Yarn

Spinning lock yarn is so fun!  There are so many different ways to spin lock yarn.  You can start with a base of wool and add the locks to that as you go.  75 more words

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