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.
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
This is the third part of series of posts that I’ve done this past couple of weeks on sweaters I’ve knit over the past year that never really got their own blog posts, and certainly didn’t really get any ‘time in the sun’ if you will. The first part is here and the second part,… Continue reading Part III: Sweater Fitting
This has been a labour of love for the past year or more. I remember starting it at New Years 2017, and waffling about my plans before settling into this particular pattern. Sometimes these large projects are 20% hard work and 80% a leap of faith that they are going to work out in the… Continue reading POP Blanket turned Wall-hanging.
Today, we chatted about new beginnings and changes in our home life. We discovered how I build my spinner's control cards, my thought process and some examples, as a result of a question asked. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to approach me in the Ravelry group or here! Next, we explored many finished spins from the past couple of weeks which are finished because I haven't been podcasting! This is what happens when there's a bit of a break! haha Lastly, I share a new, non-handspun project that is part of our ongoing Stashdown CAL (craft-along) on Ravelry. I hope you enjoy the show!
There are some projects that seem to come together, regardless of what happens along the way: Old lanolin on the yarn, reknitting pretty much EVERY piece of this sweater twice, worries about fit. They seemed to just resolve themselves as the project progressed. You may remember, if you are a long time reader, that this… Continue reading finished: Fireside Pullover
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