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Dizzy

Everything I do lately makes me feel dizzy. Part of me wants to play it off as “oh, it’s just that end of semester rush” but another part of me just wants to throw up. 116 more words

Grand Plans

I find that sometimes I get grand plans. On Tuesday.

And I don’t want to tell anyone them until I check if they are dumb or even feasible with our T. 131 more words

Notes on spinning and plying

Spinning 

Spinning is twisting fibres together to make a single spun yarn (singles). All sorts of fibres can be spun, but generally speaking, the longer each fibre is (it’s staple length), the easier it is to spin into a yarn. 697 more words

Wool

Trials and Tribulations

My first dyeing class of the year went off without a hitch, well the actual class did not have any hitches.  Unfortunately the individual that is supposed to be in charge of the classes has chosen to set new parameters that she let me know about by sending me a very rude e-mail.  555 more words

Spinning

Spin Class review

Spinning is not exactly a new thing but it is something that is new to me. I’ve been to a grand total of 3 spinning classes, and for the foreseeable future spinning will be part of my training regime when I can fit it in (not always easy). 400 more words

Exercise

Fibre and Fabric - get into a spin!

The late May bank holiday weekend sees the return of the Fibre and Fabric Fair this year (Sat 26 / Sun 27 May, in the Memorial Hall, open 10am – 4.30pm). 217 more words

Textiles

Episode 180: Hanging with Franklin.

Welcome to episode 180! This week was super busy so not as much knitting and spinning as I would have liked. But I did finish my Wolf River sweater, and I attended a class with Franklin Habit at our local knitting conference, so I have some show and tell. 86 more words

Knitting