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Episode 124 Live: Welcome Fall!

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. On today's show, I share with you big news! My course, Spin to Knit a… Continue reading Episode 124 Live: Welcome Fall!

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Episode 122 Live: The End of Summer

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. Because this has been such a challenging summer, all of the plans that I had… Continue reading Episode 122 Live: The End of Summer

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asymmetrical tea towels (Pt II): weaving, finishing and pressing

This project was supposed to be a multi-part chronicle but in the end, I just didn't have it in me to blog a ton about the ins and outs of this project. Emotionally, I didn't have it in me with the events happening in our family and then voila! They were done. In some ways,… Continue reading asymmetrical tea towels (Pt II): weaving, finishing and pressing

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#grotine shawls

For those who haven't been on Instagram lately, Caroline has been running a KAL of her Grotine Shawl with proceeds benefiting True North Aid: 100% of the proceeds from the sale of Grotine when purchased directly from me will go to True North Aid. True North Aid is a Canadian Charity committed to serving northern… Continue reading #grotine shawls

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Episode 119: Celebration, Crepe Yarn f/u* & thwacking

Thank you for joining us this episode. Welcome to new and returning viewers. Thank you to our Patreon support community - I hope you are enjoying our next 51 SAL challenge, which are 'semi' yarns. In this week's show, we chat about a couple of community questions, including a follow up from a previous Spinning… Continue reading Episode 119: Celebration, Crepe Yarn f/u* & thwacking

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A Year in the Making: Sparkle Cardigan

Slow cloth is just that: Slow. It takes a long time to make and there is deep consideration of the process. I started spinning for this project last year, on October 1, 2017, to be exact. I finished the spinning in February 2018 after a long final push to get the project finished. It had… Continue reading A Year in the Making: Sparkle Cardigan

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sewn: Ann Carolyn Smock

If you have been listening to makerRadio, you may have heard me talking about the idea of a Daily Uniform or Daily Handmade Wardrobe. The idea is very similar to a capsule wardrobe with a bit of a twist. An ‘ah-ha’ moment occurred one afternoon when I was listening to a thought my sister-in-law was… Continue reading sewn: Ann Carolyn Smock