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Handspinner Spotlight :: Nina La Fountaine

The Handspinner Spotlight is an opportunity for me to share with all of you some of the amazing handspinners out there in our community. It is an opportunity to see some of their work, as well as start to get to know a little bit about who they are and what brought them to spinning.… Continue reading Handspinner Spotlight :: Nina La Fountaine

knitting · knitting with handspun · spinning · textured yarn · videopurls

Episode 17 :: Socks & Singles

The Wool n’ Spinning Podcast Episode 17 :: Socks & Singles February 2016 Thank you for watching! This week’s show features handspun knitting, some spins in progress and finished spins! I am a Craftsy affiliate. This means that when you click on the Craftsy ad within my website and purchase a class or supplies, I… Continue reading Episode 17 :: Socks & Singles

carding wool · fibre preparation · handspun · spinning · textured yarn · yarn

textured yarn on steroids.

Through out the month of February, I have been sharing my experiences learning about spinning textured yarns with you here on the blog. We started with a wee experiment and a Craftsy class, we moved onto a slightly larger skein in a 2 ounce batt from deep stash, then we explored thick and thin. Well,… Continue reading textured yarn on steroids.

handspun · norahWHY · spinning · textured yarn · yarn

textured yarn revisited.

For the month of February, I am focusing on my learning I experienced throughout the Christmas holidays and early New Year around textured yarns. Here is the third installment :: After tackling all of the core spinning, I decided I wanted to look at thick and thin yarns or slub yarns. Back to my wheel… Continue reading textured yarn revisited.

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Episode 16 :: Releasing Tension

The Wool n’ Spinning Podcast Episode 16 :: Releasing Tension February 2016 Thank you for watching! This week’s show features handspun knitting, some spins in progress and a little chat about my Jumbo flyer from my Lendrum! I am a Craftsy affiliate. This means that when you click on the Craftsy ad within my website… Continue reading Episode 16 :: Releasing Tension

fibre preparation · handspun · spinning · textured yarn · yarn

textured yarn take 2.

Continuing with my February theme surrounding learning how to spin Textured Yarns, I continued on with some more core spinning :: I’m kind of smitten with this core spinning business. I can’t stop. It’s so fast and fun and fast and easy and fun and … It’s addictive. As with all of Ilga’s batts, there… Continue reading textured yarn take 2.