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Making Spindles

I confess, I’ve fallen down the rabbit hole of spindle spinning.

I’ve got the Enid Ashcroft turkish spindle. It’s small and that means it spins fast. 346 more words

Turkish Spindle


My number was pulled in the Jenkins Yarn Tools lottery to buy a Finch! I’ve been trying for ages to get a second spindle from them! I’m so excited!

On a roll!

These are the little fibre candies I send to two fellow spinners:

Each “blob” of fibre is 20 grams. There’s Merino and Shetland and BFL and Silk and Baby Camel and a particular soft blend of Alpaca and Silk from Coldharbour mill in Devon, UK. 241 more words


Spindle spinning

I’ve been on a spindle spinning kick over the last month or two. So much so that I may get another drop spindle to round out my collection. 241 more words

Lets Talk Spindles

I was introduced to the wide world of spinning a number of years ago by way of the drop spindle.  A friend of ours made several and used them to teach spinning. 555 more words


10 years building a life

Today, I am celebrating 10 years in Canada.  Double-digits!

We will batch-style various & sundry experiences as pitfalls, and just skip them.  They all helped me get to the tag-line of this TKK blog anyway:   440 more words


More of my husband's fiber handmade tools, spindles!

We have been really busy lately! With work and the kids and college classes, I haven’t had much free time and what time we do get is spent in the beautiful spring outdoors. 112 more words