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Six Things I Learned At My Spinning Retreat

As a beginning spinner I am always learning things that surprise me.  I attended a spinning retreat in Northern Indiana recently and some things I learned amazed me. 485 more words


Episode 79: OwlPrintPanda - An Interview with Amanda B Collins

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This week I very warmly, if somewhat gruffly, welcome Amanda on to the show for an interview. Having previously enabled you to her new collection I was delighted to see more of her work on the front cover on Knit Now magazine. 415 more words


Fun With Spinning Batts

I have been experimenting with creating  batts on my new drum carder.  I haven’t made an ugly one yet, I actually don’t think it’s possible. 257 more words


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


Making Strides - Coming to Terms with My Stash

My latest project..
Step 1 – Yarn, Check
Step 2 – Ball Winder, Check check
Step 3 – Tackle the yarn stash…Work in progress. *One skein at a time while watching the Hallmark Channel* 81 more words


Friday Finds, Jan. 22, 2016

This edition of Friday Finds focuses on YouTube videos for spinners.

First up is a video from Ashley Martineau at How To Spin Yarn on… 114 more words


Stash Less: Yarn Guilt

A big part of Stash Less for me is realizing why I have such a big yarn stash in the first place. While I was thinking about it, I realized that part of why I never used any of the yarn I have was because I felt guilty about it. 979 more words

Yarn Stash