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International Spin in Public Day 2014

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A couple of Saturdays ago I participated in International Spin in Public Day! It’s a yearly event where people spin (i.e. make yarn) in public. 308 more words


September Hats, Part IV

Super bulky yarn can be so much fun.  I especially like some of the barely – twisted, roving style yarns that have come out in the past few years.   310 more words

Yarny Goodness

A Day in the Life of a Fiber Mill

Last Friday, Cathy (Luvswool) and I took a lovely drive out to Belvidere, Illinois to tour the Illinois Wool and Fiber Mill.

Nestled in the midst of farmland, we were surprised to turn into a  homestead driveway. 311 more words



Last week had been a sweltering week!  Our temperatures here in Los Angeles soared into triple digits, our hottest day in my areas of travel topped at 106 degrees Fahrenheit!!! 413 more words


WIP Wednesday

I’m in a still and quiet mood this week after a few weeks of a creative knitting rush, where I’ve been full of ideas and projects and not enough hands to do them all. 478 more words


Fibre Sale

Over in my shop I am having a bit of a sale, I have taken 20% off all my fibre stock and I am pleased to say that it is selling really well :) 96 more words


My latest hand-spun yarn

I am so pleased with the yarn that I spun out of these gorgeous punis from Holly of Turquoise Owl Fibers.

I took 2 different colorways and alternated 1 puni from each colorway and it resulted in pure color yumminess. 76 more words