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FO: Handspun

I somewhat surprised myself by finishing two skeins of handspun yarn over the weekend. The rainbow Perendale which I’ve mentioned a few times and the Sparkle Batt from Edinburgh Yarn Festival were both plied, skeined and set. 123 more words


Spinning Silk Hankies

I had been resisting the urge to learn how to spin because I knew there would be a steep learning curve, and I already knit, sew, run, teach, parent, etc.   175 more words


Spindle Wands

On today’s podcast, we’re talking more about my sweater body and the progress I’ve made. I’m also working on my shawl still, making not as much progress on that but still enjoying it. 75 more words


Alpaca Wool Mix Double-Ply

Hello again, patient readers.  I am finally sitting down again, after a crazy hectic week, with a cup of coffee and a sweetie pie. :) 266 more words


Racing Rest, Tour de Fleece 2015

Over the past month, I have been helping as captain & riding along with Team Spindlers 2015 in the Tour de Fleece.  It’s been amazing & a big honour – I started with this team as a rookie in 2010! 293 more words


Episode 8: Kitsch

This week I’ve made some visible progress on the things I’m knitting. I’m working on my WIPs and I actually have an FO to share! Excitement. 73 more words


Currently working on...

Hobbit’s quilt is quilted and the binding is attached, I’m slowly hand-stitching the binding down at about a foot a day. Give it a couple of weeks and I might be finished. 303 more words

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