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Thinking to the Future & Beyond

Over the past few months, basically since the middle of December 2016, I have been spending some time thinking about Wool n’ Spinning and the podcast. I reflected on how Patreon changed things here in my little corner of the internet, as well as the different things I tried out over the course of the… Continue reading Thinking to the Future & Beyond

carding wool · fibreprep · handspun · knitting · knitting with handspun · Patreon · process · spinning · textured yarn · videopurls · yarn

Episode 61: Slubs, texture & Fireside

Thank you for tuning in this week! To Patreon contributors, thank you for your ongoing support. The newest episode of Wool n’ Spinning Radio is posted for you guys! Today, I announce an Instagram giveaway: Congratulations to Kym! I share with you some colour studies yarn I have finished, auto wrapping some corespun from punis-style… Continue reading Episode 61: Slubs, texture & Fireside

handspun · knitting · knitting with handspun · Patreon · process · spinning · textured yarn · videopurls · yarn

Episode 60: Crepe, boucle & more

Welcome back to regular programming! Thank you for your kind words last week as I took a week to recover and rest – our family really needed it. I spent some time making some samples and playing around on my wheel, which I share today. All of my samples are from our Colour and Breed… Continue reading Episode 60: Crepe, boucle & more

handspun · process · sewing · textured yarn · weaving · yarn

restored weaving fail

I mentioned recently that I had a weaving disaster. It was my second project on my loom. I have been really worried from the time I decided to get a loom till now about making a mistake for two reasons: [1] It is a lot of yarn to ‘waste’ and [2] It is a lot… Continue reading restored weaving fail

handspun · process · textured yarn · weaving · yarn

Corespun Woven Table Runner

Our guild has been working towards a Gallery Show in the summer and I’ve been really excited to get started on mine! I chose ‘C is for Corespun’ because at the time, I was really into corespinning. I still love the effect that corespinning has but have mostly been distracted by other projects. One of… Continue reading Corespun Woven Table Runner

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Episode 57: Waxing poetic and resurrecting a sweater, combo spinning & teasers

Thank you for tuning in this week! Thank you especially to new viewers, returning viewers and our Patreon subscribers. The second episode of Wool n’ Spinning Radio has been released and if you are interested in learning more, please head over to Patreon and check out the Pilot Episode. This week I share a large… Continue reading Episode 57: Waxing poetic and resurrecting a sweater, combo spinning & teasers

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norah sparkles

Recently, Norah asked for some new sweaters to add to her ‘collection’ – she has a drawer full of hand knit sweaters from when James was a baby and I knit quite a few then for both kids to wear. Sadly, they are now too small but she continues to want them in her dresser… Continue reading norah sparkles