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
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
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
You know those projects? Yeah, you know the ones. This was one of those projects. The steam and gusto I started with fizzled out as I spent more time on it. The rows become more and more of a slog. There was a couple of reasons for this happening on this project: 1. I’m a… Continue reading Steam & Gusto
Part of a project, for me, is the fibre prep and yarn spinning but the other half is the almost, if not more, important, which includes finishing the yarn and knitting something for use. This yarn started as an adventure in making ‘mini’ batts off my drum carder when it was new. I loved the… Continue reading the other half.
I seem to be on a proverbial roll over here with singles yarn. I spun a third skein of singles after receiving an extra slow whorl for my Jumbo flyer, which I had ordered a few weeks ago. I am still missing the slow whorl but hope to add that next month. It will complete… Continue reading on a roll …
The Wool n’ Spinning Podcast Episode 18 :: Shawls & Fibre Prep Tools March 2016 Thank you for watching! This week’s show features finished handspun knitting and a lot of talk about fibre prep tools that I currently use/own. I am a Craftsy affiliate. This means that when you click on the Craftsy ad within… Continue reading Episode 18 :: Shawls & Fibre Prep Tools