WnS Ep. 248: Spindle Spinning Cormo (more of it), Southdown & Silk & Halvdrall

WnS Ep. 248: Spindle Spinning Cormo (more of it), Southdown & Silk & Halvdrall | chatter today about my support spindle project on Cormo, spinning some Babydoll Southdown & Silk long draw & weaving Halvdrall towels from Gist yarn. Lotsa fun! #woolnspinning #useyourhandspun

Dear Spinning Circle,

Live Stream: Tuesday, August 2nd @ 1pm Pacific // 4pm Eastern * Note the time change for the remainder of the summer to accommodate summer scheduling with the kids!

Direct YouTube link here.

#spindlespunstitches will be INTENTIONALLY running from the Summer Solstice until the eve of the Fall Equinox! Spin on for prizes throughout the summer!!

Thank you for being here today, especially those who were able to make it to the Live Stream. I appreciate your time spent here in this place with me. You are most welcome. I hope you feel most welcome because you are welcome here.

Enjoy the show!

There is a lot going on in our community! Ketchup & Pickles for February 2022 here.

If you are curious about what happens in our community, please click the links below, reach out to me: rachel @ welfordpurls (dot) com, or Instagram/Ravelry/Slack (for Patreon members, @welfordpurls_admin)

Spindle Spun Stitches

Long-Term Goal: To Spin for a Sweater

Sarah Elizabeth Fibre Works Cormo // Processed by Kingdom Fleece & Fiberworks – supported spindle spun

Elfenwolle Corriedale Rose (50/50) in ‘Foggy Morning’ – Majacraft Rose, 12:1

On & Off the Bobbins

Webs Organic Polwarth – Majacraft Suzie 27:1, Continuous backwards

On & Off the Looms

Sampling fabric idea based off sweater from Jamie & the Jones’ confetti sweater – weft stripes with Northbound Knitting Grey Merino singles & Webs O. Polwarth singles

Arianna Funk’s Halvdräll towels from Gist Yarns – 8/2 cotton warp, remaining 8/2 cotton for weft with Duet (cotton/linen blend); Louet Spring, woven at 25EPI and 17PPI for pattern; Ravelry project page here 

Ontario Handweavers and Spinners’ Unit 3 – Weaver-Manipulated Lace – Transparency – 100% 16/2 linen warp, 8/2 cotton inlay, set at 12EPI

Community Inspiration

Thank you for sharing all you do!

Thank you so much for joining me today!

Until then, Happy Making!

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