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Give the Gift of Crafting

I often wonder what kinds of gifts to get for my friends and family who are super crafty, I stand in the middle of the crafts store wondering what they like to do or what they already do. 198 more words


3D Printed Drop Spindle

I managed to download this pattern from Thingiverse and it was created by kg6gfq.   One of the libraries that I work at obtained a 3d printer about a year ago but I have not heard of it being utilized too much.    386 more words

Art Spinning

Rainbow Spin

I have a serious obsession with fiber. It’s kind of becoming a problem.

I learned how to spin yarn on a drop spindle a little more than a year ago and have since spun my own yarn twice. 324 more words


Weekend with Niddy Noddy

What the heck is a niddy noddy… I didn’t have a clue until Madgeface (feel like I am mocking her when I call her that… 570 more words

How To

Married Spinsters in Training

The word spinster originally meant a female spinner of thread, specifically an unmarried woman. Spinster eventually came to connote a woman who was not only unmarried but also beyond the expected matrimonial age. 501 more words


In A Spin

I really think spinning has become a serious addiction. It’s so easy to get carried away… just one more piece… oh no, there’s a pink bit, can’t stop now… you get the picture! 388 more words


Things I Learned From My First Attempt At Spinning

Fortunately for everyone, this post is about spinning yarn and not break dancing, though I’m sure my attempts at that would be fascinating too (and possible a lot funnier!) MrCraft made me a lovely drop spindle, as promised, and after watching a handful of YouTube videos I decided it was time to take the plunge and give it a whirl (sorry, awful pun). 546 more words