spindle spinning · spinning

Bitten but not bit.

Over the course of the weekend at Knit City 2016 earlier this month, which I shared in depth about on Episode 40, I had the chance to wander through the Ancient Arts Yarn booth several times due to it’s proximity to the SweetGeorgia Yarns booth where I was spinning. The Ancient Arts booth is one… Continue reading Bitten but not bit.

carding wool · fibre preparation · spinning · textured yarn · yarn

Another Mix-Up

As you may have guessed, I absolutely love combo-spins. They are a wonderful way to shop from your stash and create new colours. These two braids have been in my stash for over a year and since Ancient Arts Yarns isn’t doing much dyeing on fibre anymore, I have been coveting the fibre. I kept… Continue reading Another Mix-Up

knitting · shawl · yarn

texture, depth and Lapis lazuli.

After I received a new yarn called Reinvent in the mail from the lovely folks at Ancient Arts Yarns and Stitch Craft Marketing, I literally stood paralysed. Due to the blend of this new yarn, socks were calling out to me. I could hear, Knit socks with me … socks … over and over. While… Continue reading texture, depth and Lapis lazuli.