Project Planning 2021

I chose the Catedral Pullover that was published at the end of 2020 by EweKnit Toronto - at the time of publishing, it was free. I decided on this particular sweater because it's been in my queue on Ravelry since the fall and I had gauge with a yarn I'd played and swatched at the time of sampling.

WnS Ep. 183: PEEK-A-BOO! e-spinning Romney; Falkland & Marmor

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 with me. You are most welcome. I hope you feel most welcome because you are welcome here.

Episode 139 Live: Falling Leaves *finished* Handspun & Planning

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. In today’s show, we chat about our community’s contribution to our ongoing Breed & Colour…

Breed & Colour Studies: Update

Dear Spinning Circle, Thank you so much for your reception of the latest Breed & Colour Study! Katrina and I were beyond pleased with your comments and excitement. To be able to host events like this twice a year is amazing and I hope the experience of spinning the organic Polwarth is wonderful. Katrina shared…

mystery fibre.

In our guild, we have a program called “Mystery Fibre” that many people sign up for and I always forget to do so. At the last guild meeting for the season, I was able to get a left-over package. It was American Tunis! In raw, unwashed fleece, I decided to load up my garment bag…

crossbreed wool

As spinners and knitters (and weavers and … ), we are often very concerned about the ‘breed’ of our fibre. It’s natural with all of the recent information out there about wool, production and environmental impacts, as well as endangered breeds, wool mills and sheep producers themselves. I’m as excited about this movement as you…

Dancing with Shetland.

One of the recurring themes for me this year has been large quantity spins, usually referred to as ‘sweater spins’ in the handspinning community. I think this may be because people generally think of sweater quantities of yarn to be a sort of magnum opus for beginning spinners. As I was learning to spin, I…