Welcome to the show! Happy New Year! For many, we are well into the swing of January and the new season but I hope your holiday break was lovely, restful and full of making. Do you have any plans or goals for the new year? Anything you'd like to accomplish? I know there are a… Continue reading Episode 109: Radiate, Singles Yarn in Weaving & Colour Mixing
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! For those who made it to the Live Stream, thank you for your time. The links didn't work at first but I re-loaded the Patreon post and then we were smooth sailing. Thank you for baring with me. Welcome to new and returning viewers - I appreciate you… Continue reading Episode 103 Live: Llama+Silk and lotsa sock yarn talk (opposing plies)
Thank you for joining me this week! Welcome to new and returning viewers. Thank you to the patrons of the show - I really appreciate your continued support. It's hot here -- the air is heavy with forest fire smells! We chatted about some spinning growth, some finished socks (which I haven't photographed yet) and… Continue reading Episode 101 Live: Vegan ‘cashmere’ and Harvest Socks
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