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Getting Back To It

Well, hello there, unintentional month-and-a-half blogging hiatus. February was rough, yo. I think I was sick for the last month and a half, which isn’t pleasant in the best of weather. 278 more words


Blueberry Oatmeal

I love it.  This is my first handspun on my new Matchless and let me say I am in love!  The fibers were prepped really well and very easy to spin.   77 more words


Rainbows and Wheels

It’s been hot, humid and rainy here, with gloomy skies that keep threatening storms that never arrive. I had wondered if we were going to get hit with the remnants of Cyclone Marcia here in Sydney, but we seem to have escaped that, which is nice, but I can’t help but think that may have cut the humidity a little bit. 300 more words


Bits and Pieces

Hope to get this fleece picked today and then start carding it on the weekend. Grace asked me to card her bag of odd leftovers from various breeds of sheep from her flock……after I said yes she mentioned there were 2 little bags of alpaca she would like blended into them too…..Grace you are such a sneaky little girl! LOL

Whoops, a belated update

So I didn’t really mean to go so long without posts but a combination of Wee Man sleeping badly, me being sick (just a cold), and Hobbit starting nursery school has made for not a lot of crafting lately. 361 more words

Knitting And Crochet

Tools of the Trade: Support Spindle Spinning

My love of wool and all the wonderful tools that help us as spinners to create yarn put me on the path to purchasing several support spindles in the past few years.   326 more words


Randomly on Tuesday

It is the 24th of February and I am sitting here with 1 and 1/2 socks knit. I have four days to finish this darn thing and so in the interest of not going another week without posting I thought I would do a random update. 435 more words