spinning

Then there were two.

I have finished spinning more of that sparkling merino, black Alpaca and silk blend. If you follow me on Instagram, you'll have seen some of the progress and I talked a lot about it the other day, which you can find here. I’m really taken with the heathered quality that the black Alpaca brings to… Continue reading Then there were two.

handspun · spinning · spinzilla · yarn

is it summer yet?!

After battling technology all weekend, I needed a little bit of a win. This was it. Gorgeous Sweet Georgia Yarns’ July 2014 Fibre Club. Oh, how these colours sang to me. I was able to get a second bump from a friend which meant I had a total of 8 ounces to spin. I spun… Continue reading is it summer yet?!

handspun · spinning

the mysticism of our craft.

There is a certain mysticism about washing fleece. At least there was to me as I entered the world of spinning yarn. I mean, I could (and did) watch YouTube videos, read books and blog posts, and talk to friends who had done it but until I actually took that leap myself, I felt that… Continue reading the mysticism of our craft.

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everyone needs sparkle in their life. amiright?!

In keeping with this new theme of mine, which seems to be handspun central … everything fibre and spinning … I thought I would share with you my new project. I am hoping to finish this one during Spinzilla. Are you participating in Spinzilla?! I sure hope so! This started with Instagram. Someone had favourited… Continue reading everyone needs sparkle in their life. amiright?!

handspun · knitting · yarn

42.

I have a finished project! And a wrecked wrist! Yay! My wrist is not knitting or spinning related … although, let’s be honest: The knitting and spinning probably haven’t been helping it get better either. I have tendonitis in my dominant wrist (I’m right-handed). It’s lovingly referred to by my physiotherapist as “Mommy Thumb.” Anyone… Continue reading 42.