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Episode 9 :: Commitments

The Wool n’ Spinning Podcast Episode 9 :: Commitments September 2015 Thank you for watching! This month’s videocast features some finished spinning, prepping for Spinzilla, a Louet review of their most recent Spinzilla pack and Sweet Georgia Yarns’ September Fibre Club all spun up! An exciting announcement for me is included towards the end but…

© Rachel Smith Anderson

Louet Spinzilla Monster Pack Review.

I was offered the pleasure of reviewing September's Louet Spinning Pack for Spinzilla and I have to admit, I jumped at the chance. It included a little bit of dyeing, which was a bit intimidating since dyeing is not my forte and I'm actually taking an Intro to Dyes course in November to start filling…

combination drafting.

This was one of those funny spins that I started on a whim because I wanted to try something new. Oddly enough, I started it just prior to another project that ended up using a similar technique! Weird … but more on that project at another time … I bought this braid of fibre at…

Hand-pulled roving results.

My mom is a studio-trained artist with an honours Fine Arts degree. Growing up, and particularly in recent years, we have had many conversations about creating and inspiration for said creating. Recently, on a Woolful episode, Ashley’s guest mentioned that crafting is particularly satisfying because it uses both the left and right brain. In knitting,…

a HUGE success.

I will be spinning from stash for most of the rest of the year (more on that later, unless you want to go watch the latest episode (7) of The Wool n'Spinning Podcast, where I talk about my new acquisitions!), which is a really good thing because I have been experimenting with making mini batts…

Episode 7 :: Finishing all the skeins & a Roadbug

The Wool n’ Spinning Podcast July 2015 :: Finishing all the skeins & a Roadbug It's fixed! Here is the re-recorded show and while slightly different, my Roadbug wheel came so I get to unpack it with you all :) For show notes, see below. If I haven’t linked to something, please leave a comment…