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textured yarn on steroids.

Through out the month of February, I have been sharing my experiences learning about spinning textured yarns with you here on the blog. We started with a wee experiment and a Craftsy class, we moved onto a slightly larger skein in a 2 ounce batt from deep stash, then we explored thick and thin. Well,… Continue reading textured yarn on steroids.

fibre preparation · handspun · spinning · textured yarn · yarn

textured yarn take 2.

Continuing with my February theme surrounding learning how to spin Textured Yarns, I continued on with some more core spinning :: I’m kind of smitten with this core spinning business. I can’t stop. It’s so fast and fun and fast and easy and fun and … It’s addictive. As with all of Ilga’s batts, there… Continue reading textured yarn take 2.

fibre preparation · handspun · spinning · yarn

textured yarn.

Oh my goodness, dear friends. I never thought I’d actually enjoy spinning ‘textured’ yarns. But I am enjoying it immensely, so for the month of February, I'm going to focus on this major learning curve! I hope you'll join me. I completely fell into the adage that textured yarns are just a waste a fibre because… Continue reading textured yarn.