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Spinning

Watching the Yarngasm video podcast and the Tiny Paper Foxes video podcast have had me itching to spin. The problem is my Ashford student spindle was great to learn on, but is too heavy to spin the thinner yarns that I want to spin. 179 more words

I actually have a couple of finished objects!

Hello!  Today I have two finished objects, two works in progress, a little spinning, and a crafty purchase to share with you.  So, let’s jump right in! 404 more words

Knitting

What's on the Wheel Wednesday?

Since the beginning of the year I have been spinning a new to me fiber from a new to be dyer. Granted when I say since the beginning of the year, I mean I started this on New Year’s Day and have spun a few minutes once or twice in the last month. 459 more words

Fiber Arts

Moments of blackout

I couldn’t contain my itchy fingers from the need to have a project more challenging than the stockinette stitch and the occasional increase or decrease so I signed up for a test knit earlier this month. 354 more words

Knitting

A Lot of Spinning & A Little Shopping

Hello everyone!  I don’t have any finished objects to show you this week… again.  Hopefully next week!  I won’t bother showing you my works in progress either, since they don’t look that different.  332 more words

Handspun Yarn

Tadaa: My first yarn!

Hello Everyone!

In November I got a Louet S10 spinning wheel for my birthday. It needed some “quick” repairs to get it functioning but I had wanted a wheel for ages (I thought it would suit me better than a spindle) and was very glad to get my hands on this one. 394 more words

Crafts

Fiber under pressure

Remember two years ago when I went to Stitches West 2014 I kind of went a little overboard?  If you don’t lets just put it this way, I came to the convention on our light rail system, but couldn’t return home on it.   615 more words

Knitting