carding wool · fibre preparation · handspun · process · spinning

CraftyJAKS: April 2019 // UK Organic

This month was well within my comfort zone, which I’ve been exploring these past few months through this club. The nests of fibre are some of my favourite fibre preparations – I just love unwrapping the nests and pulling them into long strips. From there, I usually pre-draft them slightly along the length of the… Continue reading CraftyJAKS: April 2019 // UK Organic

carding wool · Fibre Club · fibre preparation · handspun · Patreon · process · spinning · textured yarn · videopurls · wool n' spinning · yarn

Episode 115: #slowcloth Shetland spin & Gotland/Silk spinning growth

Thank you for joining me this week! I have some exciting news to share! For those hoping to purchase e-book copies of the book, they are now available from Blurb. The links are here. Breed & Colour Studies went live this morning - be sure to read this post here for links. Welcome to new… Continue reading Episode 115: #slowcloth Shetland spin & Gotland/Silk spinning growth

knitting · knitting with handspun · Patreon · process · socks · spinning · videopurls · wool n' spinning

Episode 114 Live: Unbraided, Fibres West & new Breed & Colour Study

Thank you joining me this week! Welcome to new and returning viewers - I appreciate you tuning in. Thank you to patrons of the show - you keep this little community alive and thriving! After a rocky start to March, I decided to take a small break during our Spring Break and get away. We… Continue reading Episode 114 Live: Unbraided, Fibres West & new Breed & Colour Study

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Unbraided: The Art & Science of Spinning Colour

BIG NEWS! I am so pleased to be writing this post and welcoming you to another episode of Wool n' Spinning Radio because we have finished the book! Katrina and I take some time to chat about it on a bonus episode of Wool n' Spinning Radio: Wool n' Spinning Radio Episode 0033: Unbraided the… Continue reading Unbraided: The Art & Science of Spinning Colour

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Episode 113 Live: Rolags, Combing & Handspun Weaving

Thank you for joining us this week! Welcome to new and returning viewers - I appreciate you being here! Thank you for the ongoing support to our patrons of the show - you keep the show alive month after month. This week, we had some technical difficulties at the beginning and I appreciate you for… Continue reading Episode 113 Live: Rolags, Combing & Handspun Weaving

handspun · Patreon · process · spinning · videopurls · weaving · yarn

Episode 112 Live: Shawl Knitting, Woven Project Planning & Holes in Socks

Thank you for joining us today! Welcome to the show - thank you to our Patreon community for continuing to support the work I do here. If this is your first time tuning in, welcome and welcome back to those returning viewers! This week, we chat about my personal exploration of the Breed & Colour… Continue reading Episode 112 Live: Shawl Knitting, Woven Project Planning & Holes in Socks

handspun · spinning · textured yarn · yarn

CraftyJAKS: January 2019 // Herdwick

Updated: I added a prep video of how I managed the batt to get ready for spinning. This is to help spinners see the various ways we can manage our prep of different fibres. See below! One of the main reasons I love fibre clubs so much is because they push you outside of your… Continue reading CraftyJAKS: January 2019 // Herdwick