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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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