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Miscalculation

It turns out that the Spin Along for the Olympics starts on the 15th, whoopsie.  Oh well.  The ravellenics knit along is going strong.  I’m working on my shawl, a little haphazardly but it will get knit.  357 more words

Spinning

Spinning Out Of Control

I have been spending a lot of time at my spinning wheel recently.  It is a perfect way to spend a cold afternoon.  And here in Chicago we have been having a string of super cold days.  460 more words

Textile Art

Why Can't We All Just Get Along?

For the last nine months or so, I have been focusing my time on spinning yarn (and spells, I am the Stitch Witch, you know!)  I took up spinning yarn as a way to meditate, relax and create in a new way.  435 more words

Textile Art

Coil spinning

Spinning coils is not as easy as it looks. It takes time and practice but none of that is wasted. Even if you don’t get the desired coils, you will still end up with interesting art yarn. 67 more words

Fibre

Core spun yarn

As with everything else you do with spinning, core spun yarn is a technique you need to practice and learn. If you can spin, you can make core spun yarn. 284 more words

Fibre

Art yarn

Christine is our doyenne of art yarn because she has the knowledge of spinning wheels, colour, dyeing and fibre. She can custom make yarns because that is what knowledge and experience allow you to do. 81 more words

Fibre

Spinning my lovely fibre stash

I managed to find some time for my spinning wheel – yay!

I bought this lovely fibre from the Knit & Stitch show in October (London) – mix of wool, shiny fibres and gorgeous textured pink flecks. 72 more words

Anne Waller