Welcome to the show! Happy New Year! For many, we are well into the swing of January and the new season but I hope your holiday break was lovely, restful and full of making. Do you have any plans or goals for the new year? Anything you'd like to accomplish? I know there are a… Continue reading Episode 109: Radiate, Singles Yarn in Weaving & Colour Mixing
Thank you for joining us this week! It is our last show for 2018 - thank you to those who took time out of their schedule to spend the almost 2 hours it took to record since we had some technical difficulties with Internet halfway through. Welcome to new viewers of the show, thank you… Continue reading Episode 108: Hawser, gauge lies & Radiate
his week, we chatted about an extra fine Merino & bamboo spin that was our feature for Spinning Growth. We discussed tension, managing flyaway fibres and over-plying for certain situations.
Slow cloth is just that: Slow. It takes a long time to make and there is deep consideration of the process. I started spinning for this project last year, on October 1, 2017, to be exact. I finished the spinning in February 2018 after a long final push to get the project finished. It had… Continue reading A Year in the Making: Sparkle Cardigan
Dear Spinning Circle, Thank you for joining us this week. Welcome to new and returning viewers. Thank you especially to the patrons of the community. You can learn more about how to support the show here. Congratulations to Jessica and Carolyn this month for winning the monthly & calendar giveaway! This week, I introduced our… Continue reading Episode 106: Sweater spins & finishing yarns
Thank you for tuning in this week! This is a little late being released because I had the pleasure of spending the weekend with some of my favourite fibre people. I’ll tell you about my weekend next show. In the meantime, we chatted about my Sparkle Cardigan progress, a woven blanket that I finished but… Continue reading Episode 105 Live: Sparkle, Felted Weaving & Singles Yarn
I haven’t shared a finished objects post in a long time because most of the knitting I’ve been doing recently has been for the show. This project started last year while I was on a retreat weekend with some really good friends. I had made the batt before leaving for Hallowe’en and thought as I… Continue reading [handspun] Hallowe’en toque