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If You are in a Knitting Slump, then Spin!

While the knitting hasn’t been going anywhere at all, I decided to switch it up a bit and  do something else. A month ago, I got my March 2017 shipment of Nerd Girl Yarn’s Who’s Your Doctor Club. 332 more words


Thin Felt and Spinning

Last week at the well-being centre I made a sample of felt that would be suitable for a lampshade cover. We’ve spoken about it there before, and samples usually explain things a lot better than words. 371 more words

Wet Felting

So here's where I've been

After the debacle that was Viajante 3.0 I just needed time away from my knitting and that’s what I did. After my last post I took a few days and just spun. 263 more words


The question I had to ask

It does not feel like it’s been 9 years (am I counting right?) since I first started blogging here at Speckledblue. It honestly skipped my mind long enough for me not to have a post planned to talk about it. 335 more words


I Got A New Wheel!

After a lot of research I ended up getting a Schacht Ladybug wheel. I went through at least 3 iterations of this is THE wheel and then changing my mind until I decided on this one. 259 more words


Atrocious Spinning - Lessons Learn't

You’ll recall this beautiful braid of BFL top I’m sure?

Well I’m a firm believer in using materials you actually like when your learning something, rather than opting for a more economical choice.   746 more words