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Inspiration Wednesday

Busy cleaning up my studio today.  I have to do it occasionally or it gets too overwhelming to even go in, let alone work in.  Time to organize and toss a few things. 81 more words


Making headway

I’m happy to say that even though I have been having issues with pain in my hands and my ball winder calling it quits, I’m back on track! 75 more words

Playing with Natural Dyes Part 2

I’ve been trying out different natural dyes using similar materials.  This time I tried alkanet roots and logwood with and without iron.

Here are the alkanet roots before preparation which took two days to get ready to use. 296 more words


Tour de Fleece 2016

Olá! Olá! Como estão todos?

Eu cá tenho estado a dar descanço aos meus polegares, pulsos e tornozelos pois todas as minhas articulações doíam depois de ter estado a fiar sempre que tinha um bocadinho de tempo durante a tour. 1,365 more words


Spinning Lessons

I have learned some valuable lessons from participating in Tour de Fleece. One we all know but don’t always apply: Practice makes perfect. I have seen a steady improvement in my spinning over the course of the tour. 168 more words

Sample 3: Bumps

Good grief!  This colour is crazy, and I think it needs to go into the box marked ‘use sparingly’.  Two layers of corriedale, with bumps made of slow felting cheviot.   33 more words


Spinning My Heart Out

I am having such a good time playing with the merino I got from Paradise Fibers.  In addition to spinning just merino and plying with other merino singles, as is illustrated in the skeins on the left and the white ball, I really enjoy how the white merino singles cause other colors to pop out.  68 more words