Spindle Spinning, ATTUNE-Along, Newspaper Progress, Huck Towels & More| Wool n’ Spinning, ep. 269

Spindle Spinning, ATTUNE-Along, Newspaper Progress, Huck Towels & More| Wool n’ Spinning, ep. 269 | Top whorl spindling for #spindlespunsummer, combination drafting 3 colourways from SweetGeorgia Yarns, progress knitting Newspaper & ripping Catbells & Rustic Elegance towels finished! #woolnspinning #handspinning #spintoknitATTUNE #useyourhandspun

Dear Spinning Circle,

Welcome to another stream!

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!

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There is a lot going on in our community! Ketchup & Pickles for October 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)

Community News

Attune Shawl Along & Tour de Fleece/de Fleece Femmes:

  • Attune Shawl Along Ravelry Thread here
  • Tour de Fleece/de Fleece Femmes Ravelry Thread here
  • Download and save the thumbnail below for your Avatar on Ravelry, Instagram & Slack if you are participating in the Tour this year:

On & Off the Bobbins

Spindling (#spindlespunsummer)

FatCatKnits – Falkland in London Fog

  • 6oz total – for Attune Shawl along
  • Divided in nests and just randomly spinning
  • Turtlemade & Bosworth spindles so far


SweetGeorgia Yarns Polwarth + Silk, in “Tea Party”, “Woodland”, “Grouse”

  • Not original idea – spun this yarn for Dye to Spin and Knit by Felicia Lo
  • Dense, bulky, hard spin holding three colourways together
  • 660 YPP originally
  • 8WPI, 2 plies

Current Spin Approach:

  • Divided each in half, stripped to 8 nests of fibre
  • Divided each nest in half lengthwise again, drum carded each colourway together for cohesive spinning
  • Combo spin; #spintoknitATTUNE

On & Off the Needles


Newspaper (Pullover) by Joji Locatelli – Gathering Yarn Brook Farm Fingering in Dark Brown & Coral, 3.00mm needles {Ravelry Project Page here}

Catbells Cardigan by Megan Nodecker – Disdero Ranch CVMco WOrsted, colour green (dyed in the wool), 5.00mm needles {Ravelry Project Page here}

On & Off the Looms


Rustic Elegance by Jane Stafford (kit); Brassard 8/2 Cotton in Peach, Natural & Khaki; sett 18EPI x 18PPI; huck lace, weft spot {Ravelry Project Page here}

Community Inspiration // Participation

As always, thank you to those who share in the community, uploading photos and thoughts about what you are working on! I appreciate it – it’s my pleasure to be able to share!

Thank you so much for joining me today!

Until then, Happy Making!

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