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Learning to Dye

Ever since I first started spinning I’ve been interested in learning to dye my own yarn, specifically with plant dyes and I’ve finally taken the plunge. 448 more words


Drop spinning

Christine is very good at drop spinning. She likes it, she is confident and she can share that love of drop spinning with others. She was excited because she had a new drop spindle which had been given to her as a gift on a recent trip to Melbourne. 69 more words


Thoughts on Handspun Yarn...

… And what to use it for. It’s not so straightforward as choosing an appropriate pattern when it’s yarn you have spun yourself.

What weight is it? 543 more words


April already!

The weaving that I mentioned in the last post is all pressed with pictures pending.  I can’t wait to go through the shots and share them with you! 560 more words


Adventures and learnings from drop spindle spinning

At Edinburgh yarn festival I was lucky enough to attend a class on using a drop spindle. I had never tried spinning before but liked the idea of making my own yarn and the portability of a drop spindle. 621 more words


Months of making... quietly

It is fabulous to sit down placing words in TKK’s editor this morning.  Over the long stretch we did live with those new challenges I mentioned (words “cancer patient & break-up”) but were knocked back by a sudden loss mid-November also in our immediate family.  762 more words


Spindles, Storage, Thread Bowls, and Bullet Journals

This is actually going to be a busy entry I think.  Let’s start from the top!

I believe I told you that my ladies from my Wooly Wednesday classes were lovely and gave me a $100 gift certificate to Woolery.com.  1,031 more words