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Breed & Colour Study: Gotland & Split Complement

These past 6 months, we have been exploring the breed Gotland in the Ravelry group, as well as the play of split complementary colour schemes on fibre. I think one of the biggest learning curves I experienced when I was a new spinner was how to manage and handle colour. The opportunity to explore different… Continue reading Breed & Colour Study: Gotland & Split Complement

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summer reflections

In terms of longer, harder, attention-requiring projects, I’ve been planning a few spins of larger quantity. I have some Corriedale to comb that I never finished, a Clun Forest lamb’s fleece that I never spun and two pounds of a Mohair/Romney pin-drafted roving to spin. I also have 200 grams of line-rhetted flax I’d like to explore.

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Episode 78 Live: Singles, washing fleece & POP! blanket progress

Thank you for tuning in this week! We joined together on Saturday morning for a Live Stream with the Patreon subscribers – thank you to everyone who made it! I appreciate your enthusiasm so much. To new and returning viewers, welcome! I saved some housekeeping for the end of the show – stay tuned to… Continue reading Episode 78 Live: Singles, washing fleece & POP! blanket progress

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Wool n’ Spinning Radio: Tour de Fleece Recap

The time of year that we are all consumed with Tour de Fleece has come and gone … it’s a bit sad, really that these events that unite the spinning community have to end! Seeing all the inspirational photos on Instagram will be missed – although, I have noticed there are more and more spinners… Continue reading Wool n’ Spinning Radio: Tour de Fleece Recap

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Episode 77: Indecision & Lotsa Yarn

Thank you for tuning in this week! We are experiencing terrible air quality due to the wild fires in the Interior of BC – I hope those experiencing the fires first hand are getting the support and help that they need. Thank you to those who support the show through Patreon – you are the… Continue reading Episode 77: Indecision & Lotsa Yarn