What would you like to be learning? What has you fired up in your explorations of fibre and textiles?
This past year has been an incredible year of growth for me, as well as for the Patreon community. I watched in disbelief as the Ravelry group grew … and grew … and grew. We have so many members of both communities who are active and engaged in the activities that we have planned, as… Continue reading Welcoming the New Year and What is Coming!
his week, we chatted about an extra fine Merino & bamboo spin that was our feature for Spinning Growth. We discussed tension, managing flyaway fibres and over-plying for certain situations.
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
Dear Spinning Circle, Thank you for joining us this week. Welcome to new and returning viewers. Thank you especially to the patrons of the community. You can learn more about how to support the show here. Congratulations to Jessica and Carolyn this month for winning the monthly & calendar giveaway! This week, I introduced our… Continue reading Episode 106: Sweater spins & finishing yarns
Thank you for tuning in this week! This is a little late being released because I had the pleasure of spending the weekend with some of my favourite fibre people. I’ll tell you about my weekend next show. In the meantime, we chatted about my Sparkle Cardigan progress, a woven blanket that I finished but… Continue reading Episode 105 Live: Sparkle, Felted Weaving & Singles Yarn
I haven’t shared a finished objects post in a long time because most of the knitting I’ve been doing recently has been for the show. This project started last year while I was on a retreat weekend with some really good friends. I had made the batt before leaving for Hallowe’en and thought as I… Continue reading [handspun] Hallowe’en toque