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Episode 81: Happy Happy Spinzilla!

Happy Spinzilla! I hope you are tuning in this week because your spinning wheel (or spindle) is turning fast, and you are making tons and tons of yarn! This week, I announce some giveaway winners from last month and this month as part of the Patreon support. Speaking of Patreon, thank you to those who… Continue reading Episode 81: Happy Happy Spinzilla!

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Recap :: Spinzilla 2016

This year pasted in a blur of spinning, encouraging others to “just keep spinning” and more spinning. Spinzilla is a whorl wind week for many handspinners all over the world and Instagram kind of ‘blows up’ during this week of crazy spinning. I had the pleasure of being Team Captain for Team SweetGeorgia this year… Continue reading Recap :: Spinzilla 2016

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little effort.

This Spinning Socks Six Pack in Panda (60% superwash merino, 30% bamboo rayon, 10% nylon) from Sweet Georgia Yarns has been sitting in my stash since October 2014. That is almost two years ago because I received it as part of spinning with Team Sweet Georgia in Spinzilla that year! I’m not a big stasher,… Continue reading little effort.

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Dancing with Shetland.

One of the recurring themes for me this year has been large quantity spins, usually referred to as ‘sweater spins’ in the handspinning community. I think this may be because people generally think of sweater quantities of yarn to be a sort of magnum opus for beginning spinners. As I was learning to spin, I… Continue reading Dancing with Shetland.