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Episode 61: Slubs, texture & Fireside

Thank you for tuning in this week! To Patreon contributors, thank you for your ongoing support. The newest episode of Wool n’ Spinning Radio is posted for you guys! Today, I announce an Instagram giveaway: Congratulations to Kym! I share with you some colour studies yarn I have finished, auto wrapping some corespun from punis-style… Continue reading Episode 61: Slubs, texture & Fireside

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restored weaving fail

I mentioned recently that I had a weaving disaster. It was my second project on my loom. I have been really worried from the time I decided to get a loom till now about making a mistake for two reasons: [1] It is a lot of yarn to ‘waste’ and [2] It is a lot… Continue reading restored weaving fail

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Corespun Woven Table Runner

Our guild has been working towards a Gallery Show in the summer and I’ve been really excited to get started on mine! I chose ‘C is for Corespun’ because at the time, I was really into corespinning. I still love the effect that corespinning has but have mostly been distracted by other projects. One of… Continue reading Corespun Woven Table Runner

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Episode 57: Waxing poetic and resurrecting a sweater, combo spinning & teasers

Thank you for tuning in this week! Thank you especially to new viewers, returning viewers and our Patreon subscribers. The second episode of Wool n’ Spinning Radio has been released and if you are interested in learning more, please head over to Patreon and check out the Pilot Episode. This week I share a large… Continue reading Episode 57: Waxing poetic and resurrecting a sweater, combo spinning & teasers

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woven.

I have absolutely no recollection of weaving anything in my entire life but I have wanted to learn to weave since visiting family friends in Haida Gwaii when I was 17 years old. The trip made quite an impression on me and I have since hoped to return again one day. From the untouched beaches,… Continue reading woven.

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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.

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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.