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Episode 9 :: Commitments

The Wool n’ Spinning Podcast Episode 9 :: Commitments September 2015 Thank you for watching! This month’s videocast features some finished spinning, prepping for Spinzilla, a Louet review of their most recent Spinzilla pack and Sweet Georgia Yarns’ September Fibre Club all spun up! An exciting announcement for me is included towards the end but… Continue reading Episode 9 :: Commitments

fibre preparation · handspun · spinning · spinzilla · yarn

Louet Spinzilla Monster Pack Review.

I was offered the pleasure of reviewing September's Louet Spinning Pack for Spinzilla and I have to admit, I jumped at the chance. It included a little bit of dyeing, which was a bit intimidating since dyeing is not my forte and I'm actually taking an Intro to Dyes course in November to start filling… Continue reading Louet Spinzilla Monster Pack Review.

handspun · spinning · spinzilla · yarn

is it summer yet?!

After battling technology all weekend, I needed a little bit of a win. This was it. Gorgeous Sweet Georgia Yarns’ July 2014 Fibre Club. Oh, how these colours sang to me. I was able to get a second bump from a friend which meant I had a total of 8 ounces to spin. I spun… Continue reading is it summer yet?!

handspun · knitting · spinzilla

excitement about heels!

Remember the Sweet Georgia Yarns’ Superwash BFL that I spun in January? Well, it turned into really cool, crazy and fast socks! I have a short list of Goals for 2015 (I haven’t shared them in a formal blog post but I will at some point!) and one of my goals for 2015 was to… Continue reading excitement about heels!

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WIPs Wednesday.

This is actually WIPs Thursday since it is … well, Thursday. “One of those days” turned into One of Those Weeks. For whatever reason, J has been up super early and not napping. By about 4pm, he is a total write off! I feel badly for the little dude and I can see that we… Continue reading WIPs Wednesday.

audiopurls · cardigan · handspun · knitting · shawl · spinning · spinzilla · sweater

{audiopurls} The First Kick at the Can.

Thank you for joining me in trying another blog post format! I’ve been wanting to try an audio post for a while and thought this was a great opportunity to try since I had some projects on the go that didn’t really lend themselves to a written post.  welfordpurls {audiopurls} Here are some of the… Continue reading {audiopurls} The First Kick at the Can.

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Spinzilla 2014.

What a week! Whew. I am pooped. I held back posting on Friday (as I normally do) in order to share with you my Spinzilla experience. I am tired, yo. It was tough. I spun a total of 3,918 yards. And I have lots of photos to share my experience with you! My upper back… Continue reading Spinzilla 2014.