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A Steep Gradient

My name is Sarah, and I am addicted to gradient yarns.

There, I’ve come out.

At the moment I have some serious appreciation for gradient yarns….one minute I’m knitting away in one colour and before I know it – BAM – it has transitioned into another colour. 185 more words

Textiles

Hanging With Houseplants

Continuing on my mission to discover how many useful items I can create with yarn, now carried on alongside my newer mission of how many types of yarn can I create: 516 more words

Yarny Goodness

A Weaver Lives Here

Every so often I warp up the loom, full of ideas and good intentions….and then it turns out that I am not really ‘feeling’ the piece, and it starts to languish and just sit there until I work up the enthusiasm to finish the weaving. 75 more words

Textiles

Over the Rainbow

Background:

My first sequined yarn, and still one of my favourite skeins. I love the combination of simplicity and impact.

Story:

Picture a world we can’t see…

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Stories

Kiwi Jumbo Flyer

I finally got the hang of my new Kiwi Jumbo Flyer, it needs lots and lots of oil, and my contacting Ashford for help, but I got there in the end! 122 more words

Spinning

Spinning 17.5.15 - Follow up - Plying

Well I managed to ply the yarn I spun today along with the others that were on my bobbins. I have some corespun soybean singles, corespun Navajo plied soybean and Navajo plied naturals which is made up of the natural/darker shades from my World of Wool Botany Lap Waste bag. 116 more words

Spinning

Youtube videos! Corespinning and navajo plying with corespun yarn

I did a couple of quick youtube videos today – the first was Navajo plying with corespun yarn, and the next was corespinning. These are by no means the only or even the┬ábest ways to spin this way but this is how I spin.




Spinning