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
Thank you for tuning in this week! We had to move the Live Stream one week early due to an unbelievable number of field trips this month. I love the Fall and the cool, crisp mornings, which are perfect for wearing sweaters and shawls; however, the number of pumpkin patch trips is a bit overwhelming.… Continue reading Episode 104 Live: Weaving & Warping; Opposing Plies Yarn
Thank you for joining me this week! We are officially on summer break here and the kids have started their summer vacation with a bang! We headed off camping for the weekend and thought I’d record while we were away. Thank you to new and returning viewers – I appreciate your time with me. Thank… Continue reading Episode 98: On the Road with Yarn