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Colour & Breed Study: Oct 2017–March 2018

A few weeks ago, we started generating photos for our next colour and breed study. Over time, these studies have evolved and changed. When they first started, they were two distinct studies that ran concurrently but now, they are combined so that our conversations can be richer, our pocketbooks go further and we can study… Continue reading Colour & Breed Study: Oct 2017–March 2018

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Colour & Breed Studies: October to March

It’s that time again! We will be starting a new colour studies in the Ravelry group and SLACK channel in the coming weeks. I will be setting up a new thread for this next set of colour studies … and please expect something slightly different this time round! Our dear friend, Katrina, will be dyeing… Continue reading Colour & Breed Studies: October to March

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A Combination Drafted Sample.

I’m just popping in to share with you a project that we made at our guild meeting this past week. I was exhausted, as I was incredibly short on sleep after a night shift on the weekend, and didn’t ply the sample at the meeting. Instead, I pulled out my knitting and watched as everyone… Continue reading A Combination Drafted Sample.

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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

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A Mash-Up.

Remember I was prepping for a Hello Yarn combination spin with some roving I’d made on my drumcarder? And I did a little video of prepping for it? I’ve chatted about it on the vlog almost every week and then I was de-railed by having to send out my flyers and whorls to Schacht? After… Continue reading A Mash-Up.

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Episode 23

A process-driven weekly reflection of my spinning endeavours! I hope you enjoy this week’s reflection on a combination spin I’ve just started, as well as some spindle spinning. For more on how I prepped the combo spin, have a look here {original blog post} and here {YouTube}. For more on my YouTube channel, click here.… Continue reading Episode 23