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WIP Wednesday - October 11

Sorry for no WIP’S lately. I have had plenty, as well as a few finished items. I’ve just been busy with school and crafting.

I may have mentioned in an earlier post that I’m test knitting a shawlette pattern for Anna of Knitting Up a Storm. 376 more words

Fiber Fun

Spiders, Sparkles and Spinning

Autumn is definitely setting in here (the weather has felt distinctly unsummery since the end of July!) and we’ve been making the most of the changing seasons. 871 more words


Finished Handspun

I think this was my fastest spinning ever. I guess that’s what happens when you can’t sew, right? I only took a break to weave in the millions of ends on a knitting project. 264 more words


All ages - Spinning a Yarn/FS

Sharing a drop spindle – one is the spinner(spinning wheel) and one is the drafter. The drafter keeps the yarn made then -trade places- , so both spin and ply a small length of yarn.

5th Gr

If I Can't Sew...

I may as well spin, right?

I actually still have two sewn items to share but they haven’t been photographed yet. Each time I think about doing the whole modeling thing, I shake my head and do something else.   395 more words



Since 1983 Belltech engineers developed one of the industry firsts that enabled the Sport Truck craze, the Belltech Drop Spindle. By relocating the wheel mounting point a.k.a. 147 more words

1/2 Ton

Dodec Wheel!

I received my set of Dodec Wheels from Porter Threads today.  I purchased these spindle wheels for my Wooly Wednesday Workshop Series at the Public Library I work at.  286 more words