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First Full Bobbin

Despite an influx of work, I finished my first bobbin today. It’s a┬áBlackface and Corriedale wool blend, from the same fiber (1 lb.) as day-before-yesterday’s (and tonight’s!) finished yarn that was spun on spindles. 114 more words


Thursday Finished Object

By this time Mr. Ink will have dropped me off at the airport and I will be headed out to vacation on the east coast. I’ll begin this with a visit with Mr. 191 more words

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One Skein Down...

…One to go.

This is 150 yds of chain plied carbonized bamboo. Let’s see how similar I can make the second skein.


More Handspun

I finished up that fat cat knits batt last evening, and it was dry this morning!

It’s rather interesting! I do love all the bits and bobs. 271 more words

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First Yarn

I finally finished my first yarn, spun on a spindle over the past month. I plied it with gold thread and washed it today. It came out much nicer than I thought it would. 16 more words


Shirsty Cat Design Handspun

Last year several of my friends went to Vogue Knitting Live in Minneapolis.  I sadly did not get to go, but they did bring me back some goodies. 129 more words

Where to Start?

So, I am in that slightly strange situation in which I actually have too many crafting photos. Too many things in progress. Too much too show off. 650 more words

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