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Life, Craft and Kids.

Many of my posts recently have been either finished objects, in-progress projects that I don’t talk about on the podcast because they aren’t handspun, my new weaving adventures or Patreon updates. Since beginning this wild journey last Spring, I feel as if time has taken on a whole other meaning – it whirls past at… Continue reading Life, Craft and Kids.

dyeing · handspun · knitting · knitting with handspun · Patreon · process · shawl · spinning · videopurls · wool n' spinning · yarn

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

carding wool · fibre preparation · handspun · Patreon · process · spindle spinning · spinning · textured yarn · videopurls · yarn

Episode 65: Washing All the Fleece

Thank you for tuning in this week! Thank you to our new viewers and returning – welcome! Thank you especially for those who support the show at Patreon – I’m looking forward to Live Streaming with you guys for our next show! In today’s show, I chat about my finished Smith & Ewe Pencil Roving… Continue reading Episode 65: Washing All the Fleece

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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

dyeing · fibre preparation · handspun · Patreon · process · spinning · videopurls · weaving · yarn

Episode 63: Degumming carrier rod, Targhee & Locks in weaving

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

carding wool · fibre preparation · handspun · knitting · knitting with handspun · process · sweater

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