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Yarn Spinning - May 2016 and January 2017

You may recall that I bought a spindle with the intention of trying to spin paper into some kind of weavable material (May 2016 Cliff Craft Challenge). 391 more words


Woolly New Year's Resolutions

It’s a New Year, which means new goals and intentions. I have made my usual resolutions – lose a few pounds and do a bit more exercise – but they will be forgotten as soon as I realise that it’s freezing outside and sitting indoors with a mug of tea munching biscuits is more appealing than hiking across the moors in horizontal sleet. 1,121 more words


Happy 2017!

The fall became a marathon almost as soon as I hit ‘Publish’ on the last post.  With adjustments work continued.  Writing, and updating the projects fell that far behind. 510 more words


Spindle Spinning

This morning I pulled out a project I started…quite a while ago. Before I bought my spinning wheel. In June I bought 4 oz of Corriedale roving from… 213 more words


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