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Episode 90 Live: The Spin that Ended

Thank you for joining me this week! We will have a shorter than usual show since I am still fighting off this Laryngitis and my voice won't last through an hour long show. We cover a little (tiny) bit of housekeeping that includes reminding you about a giveaway. Head to the Ravelry group to enter.… Continue reading Episode 90 Live: The Spin that Ended

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Episode 66: Live with Long Wools

This week, I recorded live with my Patreon subscribers and this is the results! Thank you and welcome to new and returning viewers! This week, we chat a lot about some finished spins that are finally off my wheel and happen to be all long wools, from my own kitchen dyeing to some natural fibre… Continue reading Episode 66: Live with Long Wools

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it’s not over until …

Remember back in November 2015 I took a weekend-long workshop at Maiwa in dyeing? Then I had a weekend of dyeing fun a few weeks later and created a gorgeous skein of hand-painted Romney in natural dyes. I was really proud of the saturation of colours I was able to achieve, based on some direction… Continue reading it’s not over until …

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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.