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Spinning wool or plant fibres into yarn or thread has been one of the main human activities throughout history, alongside gathering edible plants, fishing, hunting, caring for children, and various types of agriculture. 772 more words


The absorbing Colour of Water - a show opens

An all-guild show curated by the Art Gallery of Burlington is currently on in the Lee-Chin Gallery until May 24, 2015.  The theme is, “ 489 more words


Day Thirty

Just wow. Today has been a really buzzing day. It’s Mr Moo’s birthday so I just had to wake him up early and whisper/shout, “HAPPY BIRTHDAY” at him – best start to a birthday there is, in my eyes. 838 more words


drop spindle: 3rd ounce of fiber

Yesterday morning I started spinning my 3rd ounce of fiber, and it was a dream! The fiber, R.H. Lindsay Domestic Wool in Grey Fawn… 209 more words


drop spindle

Yesterday I spun for the very first time, and it was awesome! Then I knit it up in stockinette stitch. Isn’t it amazing? I made yarn!


Whatcha' Workin on Wednesday (s2 ep 9)

This week seems to be one of those weird time warp weeks. I find it hard to believe that it’s only Wednesday and already Wednesday at the same time. 175 more words


Neolithic technology stands the test of time

The thought recently occurred to me that I am extremely easily amused. A stick, or sticks, and some fibres will keep me entertained for hours on end. 422 more words