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Yarn for a special occasion

This is beautiful soft merino I purchased from Paradise Fibers.  I originally intended to experiment with dyeing and blending with Angora and glitz.   I got this because of a post by my blog friend, The Brave Little Thread, in which she extolled the virtues of her buttery bliss.   83 more words

Skills

Cloudlover FOs & the Giveaway *WINNER*

As those who follow me on Instagram may have noticed, I was away last week on a family vacation. While I’m still digging out from the mighty triumvirate known as Mount Laundry, Mount Camp Dishes & Gear, and Mount Random Stuff That Ended Up In The Car, I thought I’d take a minute to share a couple FOs. 762 more words

Articles

A playfully Painted Spinning Wheel

It’s a Whimsical wheel, of course!

    

I’d long considered painting my upright wheel, due to it’s blah wood + a faint orange-ish stain.  Despite her lackluster appearance, it’s my sturdy ‘go to’ wheel, and she deserved a beauty makeover.   654 more words

General

Spinning on a Scandinavian Slanty

I’ve been spinning and plying on my Finnish spinning wheel: a slanty. Or Toika. Or Rukki (“spinning wheel” in Finnish)

A big wheel, to give a lot of twist to the bobbin. 378 more words

Spinning

Rockefeller shawl in progress and a Photography Project: synchroonkijken

Rockefeller is coming along nicely.

The colours are stunning!

This last picture I entered in an online photography project that’s running in the Netherlands this week: Synchroonkijken. 272 more words

Shawl

A Cloudlover Treat & a *GIVEAWAY*

You all know that Cloudlover Yarn & Fiber is one of my absolute favorite shops. Ever. If I scroll back through the grillion photos I have uploaded to this site, this is the very first. 586 more words

Knitting