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Show and tell

Christine has spun some white alpaca for Margaret Erwin & knitted it into a lovely long scarf with a Celtic knot design, also crotcheted a beanie with wool dyed by Hilary. 21 more words


The Electric Eel Wheel

I’ve been meaning to post about this for ages, but life has been crazy ya know?

Anyway, this is going to be my review of the Electric Eel Wheel version 5.1. 593 more words

Finnish Landrace Spun Two Ways

While searching for the right sheep breed for my yarn last year, I bought four ounces of Finnish Landrace wool to sample. Finnsheep are known for their good mothering instincts and the number of lambs they have per pregnancy. 347 more words

Where there are seeds.....

I have been spinning wool for 6 years and I wanted to try spinning cotton. I ordered a cotton spinning kit from Woolery last September. It had a sweet little cotton boll full of seeds. 83 more words

Cotton Growing

My first go at hand spinning

Happy Monday!

I can’t remember if I mentioned this, but a few months ago I treated myself to a hand spinning course, which just started this weekend. 270 more words


Equipment and Distraction

One thing most crafters have in common is a love of new equipment. Especially if it is equipment that can make life easier for you. I enjoy turning a skein of yarn into a nice ball of yarn. 373 more words

Rug Hooking