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Tour de Fleece - Update

Part of the single plied together, still need to ply the rest. First I need to put this into a skein to free up the bobbin.


Fun with food colouring

I joined a really nice spinning group a couple of weeks back, and it has motivated me to spin about 23 hours a day. While I’m fleece obsessed and on a little fleece dyeing kick, I’d thought I’d show the popular easy peasy food colouring method that I use on combed top. 841 more words


Tome Time Reading and Knitting Episode 13: Overcoming Obstacles

Welcome! Please join us in the Tome Time Reading and Knitting Ravelry group.  Book swap partners have been posted and magic linked in Ravelry. Knitting content starts at 13:42. 388 more words


Finally a finish for the Tour de Fleece.  I’ve been relaxing and enjoying the spin this year and using the spindle has been a fun change of pace.  40 more words


Last week was quite a week.  Mom was sent to the ER on the 4th and after a short hospital stay was discharged on Thursday.  She is doing very well now and making good progress back in her apartment.  156 more words


Episode 12: Earthquake (or someone kicks the camera stand)

Book swap sign-up has been extended until July 15th. Packages should be posted by July 30th. Sign up in our Tome Time Reading and Knitting Ravelry group or in our YouTube channel comments section. 274 more words


FO: Handspun Ashford Fibre

Yardage: 124.5m in 96g

Weight: 2 ply DK

Fibre: Ashford Merino Silk Sliver in Damson

Spindle: SpinCityUK resin spindle

Notes: Very lofty yarn. Plied quite tightly. 12 more words