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Hand Dyed Art Yarn

Sometimes you need to do something for yourself, just for fun. I’ve collected various spindles and fibres over the years (thank you, WoolfestGlasgow School of Yarn… 509 more words


Spunky Eclectic Falkland in the "Autumn" Colorway

Last month’s 4 oz. Falklands handpaint has finally been plied and finished! If you remember, it originally looked like this:

Handpainted Braid

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Hand Spinning

Three-Ply Bluefaced Leicestershire Wool Humbug Mix

My first attempt at 3-ply. The end result looks grey but it’s really a mix of light and dark wool. BFL is softer than the Romney and the Shetland I’ve been spinning earlier. 15 more words


Tigerwood Capar Spindle

Last week, I purchased my first ever Capar Spindle from Natural Knot Wood on Etsy, and it is gorgeous! It’s one of those things that just can’t be fully appreciated in pictures. 420 more words


Teaching Tweens: Drop Spindle or BUST!

This week, I taught my last “Fun with Fiber” class at the local middle school. As I said in Lessons Learned, I think I learned about as much as the kids, at least in terms of how to teach about fiber and knitting. 251 more words