handspun · spinning · yarn

what do I want the handspun to look like?

I have been contemplating how to write this post for a long time. It’s about the yarns we spin. There are many factors to take into consideration when we spin fibre. Some things that I take into consideration about the finished yarn when I am thinking about a project are strength, wearability (ie. What am… Continue reading what do I want the handspun to look like?

family · norahWHY · tinytuna

Doing what we love.

First, I wanted to let you know April's show has been RE-RECORDED and uploaded. I apologize for the audio problems in the original show but thank you for your support, for watching and to those who let me know! You can find the new show here.  I thought I would share with you what our family does… Continue reading Doing what we love.

knitting · spinning · videopurls · yarn

April {Videopurl}. Episode 4 ~ Not Gettin’ Much Done.

ETA :: Hi Everyone, I have RE-RECORDED April's show due to the poor audio of the first show. Thank you to those who let me know there was a problem! I appreciate your support & thank you as always for watching :) For show notes, see below. If I haven’t linked to something, please leave a… Continue reading April {Videopurl}. Episode 4 ~ Not Gettin’ Much Done.

spinning

progress. slow and steady.

I thought I would just stop in quickly this week while we are in the midst of fighting off bugs and flu to show you what I’ve been working on in the evenings. This isn’t going particularly fast but I have enjoyed this spin thus far. This is the second of 4 ounces from Sweet… Continue reading progress. slow and steady.

handspun · spinning · yarn

mixing with twist.

So I finished plying this amazing Hedgehog Fibres’ Fibre Club that I’ve spent the past week working on and blogging about – are you sick of it yet? At least I can finally show you some finished yarn and then I’ll be able to move onto the second 125gm (I had to free up these… Continue reading mixing with twist.

spinning

Then there were two.

I have finished spinning more of that sparkling merino, black Alpaca and silk blend. If you follow me on Instagram, you'll have seen some of the progress and I talked a lot about it the other day, which you can find here. I’m really taken with the heathered quality that the black Alpaca brings to… Continue reading Then there were two.