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Dye Pot

This may not (and honestly doesn’t) look like much, but it’s my first foray into natural dyeing. Inspired my a book I received for Christmas last year, and… 121 more words


It's Alive!!!

Well not really, but my e-spinner has been revamped and it’s AWESOME!

This is the spinner as it was. In the housing there is a micro motor running the pulley on the front. 701 more words

Dangling Conversation

It’s been a while since I blocked a shawl, a few years I’d say….

This curving shawlette had me fooled for a while as I was knitting it… 285 more words


Ramie Yarn Complete!

Yesterday I told you about my niddy noddy and the finishing off process for my ramie yarn.  When we finished my yarn had been hung up to dry. 72 more words

Yarn Crafts

Finish, start, zoo

The kids and I joined a friend for his birthday party at the zoo today!

Here are some of the cool things we saw:

Back at home, I was too exhausted to jump into my planned sewing, so I wasted time online and then wound my Sincere Sheep spinning that I’d finished just before we left for Wisconsin in June. 30 more words


WIP Wednesday

Happy Wednesday!

On the needles . . . another Downtown Cowl.  All the spinning this month had me itching to knit with some handspun.  The yarn I chose was spun during the 2014 TdF from Greenwood Fiberworks, Downton colorway.  170 more words


Ply Days :: Bottomland.

This was a very fast spin but it sat on my bobbins forever. In an effort to clean them off for Tour de Fleece this year (2015), I decided to ply these up for… 481 more words