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

Another Mix-Up

As you may have guessed, I absolutely love combo-spins. They are a wonderful way to shop from your stash and create new colours. These two braids have been in my stash for over a year and since Ancient Arts Yarns isn’t doing much dyeing on fibre anymore, I have been coveting the fibre. I kept… Continue reading Another Mix-Up

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Spinner Spotlight :: Janet Gainer-Dewar

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 Spinner Spotlight :: Janet Gainer-Dewar


Episode 34 :: ZerotoHero SPAKAL Sweater

Thank you for tuning in this week! I’m back from vacation, rested and restored. We reached a huge milestone this past weekend! In November, we will be GIVING AWAY a spinning wheel. This was made possible by you! Thank you! I worked through quite a few projects while we were gone and share the biggest… Continue reading Episode 34 :: ZerotoHero SPAKAL Sweater

carding wool · Fibre Club · fibre preparation · spinning

August Reveal–Peaches Orange

As part of the work here at Wool n’ Spinning, I have been extremely happy to be able to offer fibre club. July was our first reveal and this month marks our second! I was so inspired by a recent spin {here too} that I decided to offer it as this month’s club – to… Continue reading August Reveal–Peaches Orange


Samples, samples …

As part of a larger project, I have been sampling like crazy. One after another. I am almost through my latest one and as I was working on it last night at work, I thought to myself that this exercise is an interesting one! It isn’t like anything else I’ve ever done because I’ve never… Continue reading Samples, samples …


Episode 33 – Norwegian

Thank you for joining me this week! The next few weeks will follow a slightly different format as I take a few moments to rest, relax and spend some time with my family. This week, I’m prepping a new spin. I chat about how I break it down to get started and some of my… Continue reading Episode 33 – Norwegian

fibre preparation · process · spindle spinning · spinning · yarn

mystery fibre.

In our guild, we have a program called “Mystery Fibre” that many people sign up for and I always forget to do so. At the last guild meeting for the season, I was able to get a left-over package. It was American Tunis! In raw, unwashed fleece, I decided to load up my garment bag… Continue reading mystery fibre.