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New year, inspired!

Happy new year!  Our holidays were spent back home in Jamaica.  It was the mix of what we call Christmas breeze, friends and family that made this trip extra-special. 669 more words


Spindle Assignment - The Process

Continuing on with the assignments, I’m now onto the spindle portion. A year ago this would have scared the bejeepers out of me. Not anymore. I wrote about my… 89 more words


More Green Yarn

So, I left this on my new niddy noddy (thanks, Justine!) for a couple weeks and attempted to steam finish it tonight. The good news is the steam relaxed it. 25 more words

A New Spinster

I got a wild hair last week and went to my favorite craftish store–Earth Guild–and the kind woman there helped me choose a spindle and a wad of carded wool.  154 more words


I began thinking recently that I would love to learn how to make my own yarn. There are not many areas of the crafting world I have not yet explored, and this was one of the few that were left. 993 more words

New toys!

I realize I haven’t posted anything in two months and I plan on posting more regularly from now on. What I’m most excited about today are my new Turkish drop spindles. 697 more words


Journal: Back from hiatus edition

Hello, internet. It’s been a while. As promised, now that I’m mostly settled in from the big move, I’m back! Not too unexpectedly, I didn’t get too terribly much crafting done, what with most of my WIPs being in boxes and that whole full-time job thing. 654 more words