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Made it to the end!

  As you can see , I made it to the end of the warp. No complications due to a full cloth beam, no slats or too many slats. 815 more words

Weird Wool Wednesday: unreasonable wool

A beautiful sunset in the forest around my cabin…

A friendly bag, sewn from ’70s bed linnen, containing a particular lovely fleece:

It’s one of the first fleeces I got from my friend, the organic farmer, whom we visit every week to buy the chicken for my chicken soup. 814 more words


a colourful wednesday

I spy on this day…

a bit of autumn …

and a watercolour still-life …

and a pile of shimmering handspun merino wool and silk … 7 more words

The Crafts

.925 Sterling Silver CZ Rosary Spinning Prayer Ring

Sterling silver… It has been a staple for the wealthy and has been the absolute standard in jewelry making for centuries now. Finally you can own a piece of sterling silver jewelry for you own, at a fraction of the cost. 55 more words

Wool Types; or, What I Learnt About Spinning

Last weekend I spent two wonderful days with Deb Robson at her Wool Types workshop at Fibre East. Deb wrote the Fleece & Fiber Source Book together with Carol Eskarius, which is a compendium of many sheep breeds and other animals, and the fibre they grow. 1,099 more words


1st dish towel done, 2nd begun

I finished the first one and have begun the second with a different weft pattern. This should go along a tad quicker with 16 inches to weave one color of weft yarn! 24 more words


Some Spinning

This has been a ‘few minutes here and there’ project. The fibre was Malabrigo Nube 100% Merino wool that I bought in Poland at Magic Loop. 147 more words