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Stripes - sometimes they work

It pleases me to no end that I am capable of spinning yarn that is knitable. I really enjoy spinning, but I’m not a technical fanatic so my results vary. 166 more words

Knitting & Crochet

Post-Spinzilla Wrapup: Handspun Project Inspiration

Spinzilla has come and gone, and we’re pleased to report that this year’s event raised over $13,000 to benefit the Needle Arts Mentoring Program (NAMP), which fosters the spinners of tomorrow through education and outreach efforts! 415 more words



I spent a lot of time on Ravelry last week chatting and posting photos because that’s where the action was for Spinzilla, a week-long spinning contest that is a fund raiser for the Needle Arts Mentoring Program for TNNA.   192 more words



I have now undone the little bit of my Green Man weaving but so far have not had time to redo it, which actually I think is not a bad thing as it gives me time to consider ‘Textile Ranger’s’ suggestion regarding colour scheme – see comments on my last post – a suggestion I fully intend to take on board.  311 more words


Spanish Peacock spindles

Oh.  Ohhhhhh.  Oh yessss.

(Photo by the Spanish Peacock)

That skeleton top whorl?  It’s like the spinning part of my brain had an orgasm.  It spins like a dream and rotates forever and it feels wonderful in the hand.  97 more words


WIP (Works In Progress) Wednesday!

Good Day to you!

As you know I have been knee deep in creating the Sewing and Fiber Suite.  That  got me to thinking….there are other areas in my life that could use some improvement too.   278 more words


The Kitchen Pipes Are Drunk

At least one would think so after my little project.

This past Sunday morning I felt compelled to make progress in transitioning my parents’ home to my home.  253 more words