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Today on my wheel...

I’ve been quiet this week as energies have gone toward homeschool planning, getting ready for a landmark birthday this coming week, and, of course, Tour de Fleece. 17 more words


Weaving, Knitting, Spinning and Back at Blogging

I sure didn’t mean to drop off for so long but there it is. Time passed with little to show for it on this here site. 258 more words


Sad News and Finding Spinning Solace

Yesterday I got some bad news, that my dear friend Carol, who’s been battling cancer since 2005, now had a metastasized tumor in her brain. I was stunned, upset, and very teary and emotional. 464 more words

Da Kine: Sometimes Full-on Pidgin

Day 12 Tour de Fleece 2018

….This yarn is actually day 9.. it’s another braid of Polwarth/Pearl 75/25..spun on two bobbins and then plyed…

It’s 10/11 wpi and 163 meters, 95grams.


Tour de Fleece 2018: Half-way There!

We’ve reached the halfway point of the Tour de Fleece, and here’s how my projects are going:

The wheel spin is going incredibly well. I’m almost done with the first bobbin (I hope to finish it tomorrow) and hope to finish the second by the end of the tour. 182 more words


Re-Spin: Lily Sugar ‘n Cream

Alternative Title: Context for my 2018 TdF Challenge Projects

For the challenge days this Tour de Fleece I’m going to be trying to spin the fiber from different scraps of yarn to see if I can turn them into something new/more useful. 612 more words


Tour de Fleece, Chapter Chree

I’ve been so busy spinning and photographing and posting my progress to Ravelry, that my poor bloggie gets left in the dust!

So here’s more photos of what I’ve been doing.  206 more words

Da Kine: Sometimes Full-on Pidgin