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Episode 66: Live with Long Wools

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

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woven: Combo Spin Scarf

While this is too long and I spoke about it length on this episode, I thought I would share some photos of my recent woven FO. I used my Leading Men Fiber Arts and Spunky Eclectic handspun yarn that I spun in August 2015. It was over-twisted but lovely and light from spinning it over… Continue reading woven: Combo Spin Scarf

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Episode 64: Spirals, Wensleydale & Brookdale

Thank you for tuning in this week! I have a lot to talk about and the show runs a bit longer than usual. Welcome to new and returning viewers. Thank you to our Patreon subscribers – you keep the show on the air week-after-week due to your contributions! This week, I share an update on… Continue reading Episode 64: Spirals, Wensleydale & Brookdale

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finished: Fireside Pullover

There are some projects that seem to come together, regardless of what happens along the way: Old lanolin on the yarn, reknitting pretty much EVERY piece of this sweater twice, worries about fit. They seemed to just resolve themselves as the project progressed. You may remember, if you are a long time reader, that this… Continue reading finished: Fireside Pullover

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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

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handwoven alpaca & silk shawl

After the semi-disaster I experienced after buying my loom, I found I had a wee bit of anxiety about starting another project. The table runner project turned out well, although dense, but it wasn’t a large enough confidence booster to get me to warp with a bunch of handspun immediately. Not that I think my… Continue reading handwoven alpaca & silk shawl

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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