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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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Episode 110: A little bit of this, a bit of that . . .

Thank you for tuning in this week! Welcome to new & returning viewers. Welcome to our Patreon community - thank you for your ongoing support of the show. You are the ones who keep me on the air month after month! This week, we have a lot of yarn chatter about the current Breed &… Continue reading Episode 110: A little bit of this, a bit of that . . .

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Episode 109: Radiate, Singles Yarn in Weaving & Colour Mixing

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

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Welcoming the New Year and What is Coming!

This past year has been an incredible year of growth for me, as well as for the Patreon community. I watched in disbelief as the Ravelry group grew … and grew … and grew. We have so many members of both communities who are active and engaged in the activities that we have planned, as… Continue reading Welcoming the New Year and What is Coming!

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Episode 108: Hawser, gauge lies & Radiate

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

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Episode 107: A Smattering of Projects & Socks

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.

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A Year in the Making: Sparkle Cardigan

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