handspun · spinning · yarn

September SGY Fibre Club.

I’m really pleased to tell you about something new that has been in the works for the past month and a half. Starting in September (now), I will be sharing with you here and on the Sweet Georgia Yarns (SGY) blog the monthly fibre club all spun up! Sometimes it’s hard to envision what the… Continue reading September SGY Fibre Club.

fibre preparation · handspun · spinning · spinzilla · videopurls · yarn

Episode 9 :: Commitments

The Wool n’ Spinning Podcast Episode 9 :: Commitments September 2015 Thank you for watching! This month’s videocast features some finished spinning, prepping for Spinzilla, a Louet review of their most recent Spinzilla pack and Sweet Georgia Yarns’ September Fibre Club all spun up! An exciting announcement for me is included towards the end but… Continue reading Episode 9 :: Commitments

fibre preparation · handspun · spinning · spinzilla · yarn

Louet Spinzilla Monster Pack Review.

I was offered the pleasure of reviewing September's Louet Spinning Pack for Spinzilla and I have to admit, I jumped at the chance. It included a little bit of dyeing, which was a bit intimidating since dyeing is not my forte and I'm actually taking an Intro to Dyes course in November to start filling… Continue reading Louet Spinzilla Monster Pack Review.

knitting · sweater · yarn

A little more caution.

Disaster has struck. I am actually in complete shock. In all of my years knitting and spinning, I have never (EVER) felted anything. Anything. Ever. Family members and my own husband have felted things because items got caught up in the laundry, thrown in and washed on normal cycles, whereas if I had been loading… Continue reading A little more caution.

knitting · sweater

Hyannis Hybrid.

This sweater has a little bit of a story behind it so rather than sharing all of that, all at once, in the finished post, I thought I would share a little with you this week. I saw this original sweater in Knitscene Fall 2015 and absolutely fell in love. Like I have to knit… Continue reading Hyannis Hybrid.

fibre preparation · handspun · socks · spinning · yarn

combination drafting.

This was one of those funny spins that I started on a whim because I wanted to try something new. Oddly enough, I started it just prior to another project that ended up using a similar technique! Weird … but more on that project at another time … I bought this braid of fibre at… Continue reading combination drafting.