Final fibre club spin for Crafty Jaks. Nests of Welsh & Mohair to handspin and then chain-ply with demo in the podcast.
This week's show is a slightly different format and I hope you enjoy it. We chat a bit at the beginning but get into two wheel demos instead of just showing yarn or projects. Some movement of cameras and whatnot but I hope you enjoyed the demos. Time stamps are below! Welcome to new and… Continue reading Episode 120: Chain-Plying, Spinning Thin & More
Thank you for joining us this episode. Welcome to new and returning viewers. Thank you to our Patreon support community - I hope you are enjoying our next 51 SAL challenge, which are 'semi' yarns. In this week's show, we chat about a couple of community questions, including a follow up from a previous Spinning… Continue reading Episode 119: Celebration, Crepe Yarn f/u* & thwacking
Thank you for joining us this week! Welcome to new and returning viewers. I appreciate your time spent watching the show. Please make sure you join the Ravelry group here. Thank you for your continued patronage, Patreon community. We will be celebrating our Patreon Anniversary of 3 years (!!) in June - please stay tuned… Continue reading Episode 118: Charollais singles, Lava Love on Panda & more on socks
May has been a busy month so I decided to break down the gradient batt that Katrina prepared this month and spin the Charollais fibre end-to-end, with a little pre-drafting for smooth spinning, while working my way across the batt systematically. I have never had the pleasure of spinning Charollais before, although I have spun… Continue reading CraftyJAKS: May 2019 // Charollais
Thank you for joining me this week. Welcome to new and returning viewers. I appreciate your time spent with me. Welcome to new and old patrons of the show - you guys keep us on the air month-after-month! This week, I share some spinning and fibre preparation that people have been working on for the… Continue reading Episode 117 Live: Shetland, Lava Love, Carlotta’s Stones & Crepe Yarn
Completely on a whim one evening, I decided to make a shawl cuff for my recent handspun shawl. The shawl is quite over-sized and I thought it would be nice to have something to fastened the shawl with, keeping it in place to wear. Shawl cuffs were everywhere at Fibres West this year and I… Continue reading handspun ribbed shawl cuff