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Episode 115: #slowcloth Shetland spin & Gotland/Silk spinning growth

Thank you for joining me this week! I have some exciting news to share! For those hoping to purchase e-book copies of the book, they are now available from Blurb. The links are here. Breed & Colour Studies went live this morning - be sure to read this post here for links. Welcome to new… Continue reading Episode 115: #slowcloth Shetland spin & Gotland/Silk spinning growth

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Unbraided: PRE-ORDERS

Hi Everyone ~ Thank you for your kind comments and thoughts on my post about Charlotte. I deeply appreciated it and I know many of you have experienced loss of fur-babies. My heart goes out to you also. This post is kind of a big deal! Katrina of Crafty Jaks Boutique and I have some… Continue reading Unbraided: PRE-ORDERS

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CraftyJAKS: January 2019 // Herdwick

Updated: I added a prep video of how I managed the batt to get ready for spinning. This is to help spinners see the various ways we can manage our prep of different fibres. See below! One of the main reasons I love fibre clubs so much is because they push you outside of your… Continue reading CraftyJAKS: January 2019 // Herdwick

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[handspun] Hallowe’en toque

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

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Episode 98: On the Road with Yarn

Thank you for joining me this week! We are officially on summer break here and the kids have started their summer vacation with a bang! We headed off camping for the weekend and thought I’d record while we were away. Thank you to new and returning viewers – I appreciate your time with me. Thank… Continue reading Episode 98: On the Road with Yarn

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POP Blanket turned Wall-hanging.

This has been a labour of love for the past year or more. I remember starting it at New Years 2017, and waffling about my plans before settling into this particular pattern. Sometimes these large projects are 20% hard work and 80% a leap of faith that they are going to work out in the… Continue reading POP Blanket turned Wall-hanging.

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just gettin’ things done!

Over this past weekend, I was able to get away from everything with a few girlfriends to spin, knit and eat to my hearts content. We had decided to do the trip back in the Spring but with hectic schedules, you always worry that it’s not going to get off the ground. As the weekend… Continue reading just gettin’ things done!