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How to Maximize the Use of a Gradient Yarn

Gradient yarns are hard to pass up, and we’ve created a free step-by-step guide which demonstrates how you can use any two colors of fiber to blend your very own set of gradient batts, which can be used to spin a totally unique gradient yarn. 312 more words


Mohair: The Moral of the Story

I enjoy sharing what I learn. I hope that it will inspire others to try new things. I especially hope it saves people from learning stuff the hard way like I have. 924 more words


Choas Isn't Always Negative

So I was on a roll there for a bit with the posting in January. I had everything balanced – my assignments, pattern testing, the occasional order (with the understanding I can’t give a completion date), the blog posting… In addition to the everyday awesomeness of being a single mom. 724 more words


YarnLoveChallenge Week 2

Following on from the Week 1 summary of #yarnlovechallenge, here is a round up of the second week’s posts:

Day 8: Where I Craft. When the weather is nice, I love to craft outside in the garden, though usually I can be found sewing in the dining room or knitting on the sofa. 375 more words

GardeningWitch Designs

This Might Backfire

Welcome back, everyone! January was a perfect example of how lots of making often translates into very little blogging. One of these projects is top secret, but thankfully another is ready to show off. 940 more words


Pentear a lã / Combing wool

No ano passado um colega Açoreano do T. deu-lhe um pedaço de um velo de uma das suas ovelhas Não faço ideia que tipo de ovelha será, mas olhando para a… 921 more words

Wheel Wednesday-Five Months

It’s been five months since the Giant and I arrived in the PNW, it also marked the five month mark of having a spinning project on the wheel. 290 more words

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