Hallowe’en in the Boneyard.

Happy Hallows’ Eve/October!    I’m actually not a huge fan of Hallowe’en … after working in Emergency for years and seeing what comes in during that one night of the year (read: Burns), I definitely lost my taste for the ‘fun’ night. But I digress – I wanted to share this as a kick start…

mill ends.

While attending the Marketplace at KnitCity 2014 a couple of weekends ago, I came across spincycle yarns. They are a small yarn company located in Bellingham, WA, which is about 25 minutes (as long as the Canada-US border line ups are quiet) from my house! I kind of want to stalk them now and head…

more jacob.

Steadily, slowly and lovingly I have been working away on the Jacob from The Double Ewe in the UK. In an effort to enhance my woolen style spinning and work towards knitting a super warm sweater, I am spinning this with a long backwards draw. When I first taught myself to spin eons ago, this…

everyone needs sparkle in their life. amiright?!

In keeping with this new theme of mine, which seems to be handspun central … everything fibre and spinning … I thought I would share with you my new project. I am hoping to finish this one during Spinzilla. Are you participating in Spinzilla?! I sure hope so! This started with Instagram. Someone had favourited…

handspun magic socks.

I thought this project would be a quick one … boy, was I wrong! After spinning up the fibre during Tour de Fleece, which I spoke and wrote about at length here, here and here so I will not repeat myself by writing about it again here, but I think I sort of burned out…

handspun central.

I seem to be spending the majority of my ‘free’ time right now on three things: Test knitting, knitting socks for my family, and spinning. If I’m totally honest, the majority of my ‘free’ time is spent spinning. This weekend, which I hope you are enjoying, I have two projects to show you. One was…