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Fibre Friday

Each week, we all work on various fibre-related things that we are excited to share with one another. Some share on  Instagram (use #fiberfriday – note the American spelling to keep things simple on Instagram!) but some of us still blog about our fibre-y pursuits. If you’d like to join in, blog and post a… Continue reading Fibre Friday

fibre preparation · norahWHY · spinning · spinzilla · yarn

Dancing with Shetland.

One of the recurring themes for me this year has been large quantity spins, usually referred to as ‘sweater spins’ in the handspinning community. I think this may be because people generally think of sweater quantities of yarn to be a sort of magnum opus for beginning spinners. As I was learning to spin, I… Continue reading Dancing with Shetland.

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Episode 15 :: Surrounded by Fibre

The Wool n’ Spinning Podcast Episode 15 :: Surrounded by Fibre January 2016 Sorry for the slight background noise! Thank you for watching! This week’s show features a lot of projects just getting started and the January Sweet Georgia Yarns club reveal! I am a Craftsy affiliate. This means that when you click on the… Continue reading Episode 15 :: Surrounded by Fibre

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Spinzilla prep.

This is kind of an extra post because I can’t believe it, but I was able to finish all of the prep I had hoped to do for Spinzilla! I’m kind of shocked. My goals for the week include :: woolen spin the 1 pound of 100% Shetland into a 2-ply, semi-worsted spin the ~1… Continue reading Spinzilla prep.