handspun · spinning · Tour de Fleece

TdF 2015. On your marks …

Tour de Fleece starts this weekend! It’s an annual event that the Official Tour de Fleece group on Ravelry hosts. For spinners around the world, it’s a wonderful event to connect with other spinners, as well as to challenge yourself, even with goals as simple as to spin each day. July 4th marks the start… Continue reading TdF 2015. On your marks …

handspun · spinning · yarn

springtime spin.

Have you ever had one of those projects that you doubted yourself all the way through? This was one of those. I wasn’t sure I wanted a blended 3-ply, but I wasn’t sure I wanted a chain-ply either. I wasn’t sure if I would want a 2-ply or singles. I ultimately decided to go with… Continue reading springtime spin.

fibre preparation · yarn

merino locks.

I decided to dive into my stash and see about washing these lovely Merino locks to get them ready to spin. I’ve been contemplating what to do with them as I don’t really have enough to do much on their own. I decided to get them washed anyhow and I’ll start combing them when they… Continue reading merino locks.

knitting · videopurls

Episode 6 :: Vest Inspiration.

The Wool n’ Spinning Podcast June 2015 :: Vest Inspiration For show notes, see below. If I haven’t linked to something, please leave a comment and I will share the links. Also, if you have any questions about spinning techniques, how I do certain things or anything else, PLEASE PLEASE ask in the comments! I… Continue reading Episode 6 :: Vest Inspiration.

knitting · socks · yarn

in a tavern.

These aren’t technically done as I still have ends to weave in but the light outside was perfect to photograph my newly finished socks. There’s nothing particularly unique about these – they are my stand-by vanilla sock recipe that fits perfectly and provide great on-the-go projects. I start the toes on at home, then tuck… Continue reading in a tavern.