This post has been a long time in the writing - it was kind of abandoned after I finished each pair of socks because I was so burned out on them! Regardless, I hope you enjoy reading about this adventure from last year! These socks coincided with a lot of sock knitting for the book,… Continue reading sampling through knitting handspun socks
It’s that time again! We will be starting a new colour studies in the Ravelry group and SLACK channel in the coming weeks. I will be setting up a new thread for this next set of colour studies … and please expect something slightly different this time round! Our dear friend, Katrina, will be dyeing… Continue reading Colour & Breed Studies: October to March
This week, I recorded live with my Patreon subscribers and this is the results! Thank you and welcome to new and returning viewers! This week, we chat a lot about some finished spins that are finally off my wheel and happen to be all long wools, from my own kitchen dyeing to some natural fibre… Continue reading Episode 66: Live with Long Wools
Thank you for tuning in again this week! Welcome to new and returning viewers. Thank you to the Patreon community for the ongoing support that keeps the show on the air week after week. This week, I chat about degumming my carrier rod silk and carding it together with some cotton from my stash. I’ve… Continue reading Episode 63: Degumming carrier rod, Targhee & Locks in weaving
Remember back in November 2015 I took a weekend-long workshop at Maiwa in dyeing? Then I had a weekend of dyeing fun a few weeks later and created a gorgeous skein of hand-painted Romney in natural dyes. I was really proud of the saturation of colours I was able to achieve, based on some direction… Continue reading it’s not over until …
The Wool n’ Spinning Podcast Episode 19 :: Spindles! March 2016 Thank you for watching! This week’s show features a recap of a local fibre festival last weekend, spindles and the March Sweet Georgia Yarns’ fibre club reveal! This episode does not include a tutorial on ratios – I am working on a blog post… Continue reading Episode 19 :: Spindles!
I am already deviating a little from my February-focus on Textured Yarns. I will continue with that discussion on Monday, but I couldn't wait any longer to chat about this yarn ... There has been much chatter in the knitting and spinning world about ‘breed specific’ yarns. It is a hot topic at the moment… Continue reading the realm of breed specific yarns.