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Using Art Yarn. Part 1: The Easter Chicks

The possibilities for art yarn, both creating it and using it, are limitless. However sometimes people struggle to know what to do with this yarn that may be bulky, irregular, highly textured, short of yardage and, above all, fun. 449 more words

Creativity

Orchid Ripples

Background:

I was commissioned to make some thick ‘n’ thin yarn in hot pink, lime green and white. I decided to spin a long-striping yarn in these three colours. 164 more words

Stories

What's my job?

It’s only three years since I was a new spinner. I’ve reached the point where I find myself mentoring other new spinners as they start exploring this fascinating craft. 342 more words

Stories

Abstract Expression

Background:

I was given these rolags to spin for a swap. There was so much interesting texture hidden within, it was invariably expressed as an irregular textured single in the spinning. 143 more words

Stories

Tonight on the Write Stuff -- Through Thick and Thin with Lynnette Roman

There’s probably no one earth as close to me as my twin sister, Lynnette. As she would say, she saw me before my mother did. The mysticism surrounding the special relationship¬†twins share is something ¬†legendary but there is some truth to it. 325 more words

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Five Years

Five years, in the grand scheme of things, isn’t really that long. But when you look at it that I’m twenty in a few months, five years seems much longer – a quarter of my life in fact. 514 more words

Leaving Footprints In My Heart