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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

family · weaving

Layers of Influence: Tradition versus Fast Fashion

A few weekends ago, I had the opportunity to take my mom and join our guild on a curator’s tour of a current exhibition at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia. As we were driving out to the Vancouver Campus, it was a lot like coming home because my husband and… Continue reading Layers of Influence: Tradition versus Fast Fashion

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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

handspun · process · sewing · textured yarn · weaving · yarn

restored weaving fail

I mentioned recently that I had a weaving disaster. It was my second project on my loom. I have been really worried from the time I decided to get a loom till now about making a mistake for two reasons: [1] It is a lot of yarn to ‘waste’ and [2] It is a lot… Continue reading restored weaving fail

handspun · process · textured yarn · weaving · yarn

Corespun Woven Table Runner

Our guild has been working towards a Gallery Show in the summer and I’ve been really excited to get started on mine! I chose ‘C is for Corespun’ because at the time, I was really into corespinning. I still love the effect that corespinning has but have mostly been distracted by other projects. One of… Continue reading Corespun Woven Table Runner

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Episode 58: Making mistakes, starting new & books

Another week –  where did February go?! Thank you for tuning in this week! Thank you to everyone who continues to tune in, welcome to new viewers and especially to our Patreon subscribers. Episode 2 of Wool n’ Spinning Radio has been released to all Patreon subscribers, so be sure to check that out. Today,… Continue reading Episode 58: Making mistakes, starting new & books

carding wool · handspun · knitting · knitting with handspun · Patreon · process · spinning · sweater · videopurls · weaving · yarn

Episode 57: Waxing poetic and resurrecting a sweater, combo spinning & teasers

Thank you for tuning in this week! Thank you especially to new viewers, returning viewers and our Patreon subscribers. The second episode of Wool n’ Spinning Radio has been released and if you are interested in learning more, please head over to Patreon and check out the Pilot Episode. This week I share a large… Continue reading Episode 57: Waxing poetic and resurrecting a sweater, combo spinning & teasers