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Buena Onda shawl (or shawlette, or kerchief, if you like—this is a truly a knit-it-at-any-(sensible)-gauge-in-any-(reasonable)-yarn project. (I’d advise 350+ yards, to at least get a shawlette out of it, but the pattern would work for a kerchief too, and of course, would work well as a larger shawl if you didn’t run out of yarn because of your yarn-optimism.)


My First 2 Ply Handspun

Determined to improve my spinning skills, and armed with a bagful of wool,  I embarked on a journey to spin a more consistent single.  I began by spinning this blue wool,  which was hand dyed by me: 132 more words


Pretty projects

Many members showed off their recently completed projects at our last club day.

Madeline needle felted a beautiful angel, Donna pranced around in the nuno felted, double sided silk wrap she made for the club to raffle at the upcoming spinning camp in April. 47 more words

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The Next Nine

I’ve got another batch of coasters to show off. And, I am not even remotely tired of knitting these yet. I adore how they are turning out, but even better is the enjoyment of knitting these and anticipating which colors I am going to pair next. 114 more words

Another Finished Object

I’ve wanted to take a photo of this for a while now, but the weather refuses to cooperate. This is my skye boat cowl out of my handspun. 176 more words

9 out of 30?

We are talking wedding again, since with just over 2 months to plan it really is the top of everyone’s brain around here.

I’d been trying to figure out wedding favors. 422 more words

While We Wait

While we wait for my latest finished object to dry, let’s talk about what I started.

This is the Van Gogh shawlette. I am using two different handspuns. 196 more words