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Episode 122 Live: The End of Summer

Thank you for being here today, especially those who were able to make it to the Live Stream. I appreciate your time spent here in this place and me. I hope you feel most welcome because you are welcome here. Because this has been such a challenging summer, all of the plans that I had… Continue reading Episode 122 Live: The End of Summer

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asymmetrical tea towels (Pt II): weaving, finishing and pressing

This project was supposed to be a multi-part chronicle but in the end, I just didn't have it in me to blog a ton about the ins and outs of this project. Emotionally, I didn't have it in me with the events happening in our family and then voila! They were done. In some ways,… Continue reading asymmetrical tea towels (Pt II): weaving, finishing and pressing

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Episode 119: Celebration, Crepe Yarn f/u* & thwacking

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

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Episode 116: woven Eden stole, shawl cuff & Bastidor handspun

Thank you for joining me this week. This month, there will be 3 shows due to our missed show in March. I'm not sure what has been going on over here the past couple of weeks but I have a ton of finished items to share with you. While I haven't had much in terms of… Continue reading Episode 116: woven Eden stole, shawl cuff & Bastidor handspun

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asymmetrical tea towels (Pt. I): warping & re-beaming

For the first time in my creating, I made a sort-of mood board. Because I never went to design school, this way of creating in the process never resonated with me before but in weaving, there are so many colours and patterns that I felt I needed something to focus my thoughts. Over the course… Continue reading asymmetrical tea towels (Pt. I): warping & re-beaming

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warping a rigid heddle on a board.

Although I sold my 32" Rigid Heddle to a dear friend, I decided to warp up my small Knitter's Sample-It loom (11" weaving width) with the yarn I'd spun for the Crafty Jak's Fibre Club installment in March. I'd mentioned this project on the podcast recently and I finally had a chance to warp up… Continue reading warping a rigid heddle on a board.

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handspun ‘Eden’ stole

There are more than a few things that I love about Ravelry but one of the most important features is the ability to keep a working journal of my projects and yarns. The platform gives me the opportunity to keep my notes as detailed or simple as I would like from project-to-project. A few months… Continue reading handspun ‘Eden’ stole