woven: Combo Spin Scarf

While this is too long and I spoke about it length on this episode, I thought I would share some photos of my recent woven FO. I used my Leading Men Fiber Arts and Spunky Eclectic handspun yarn that I spun in August 2015. It was over-twisted but lovely and light from spinning it over…

Small dose Icelandic.

The month of May passed in a blur and here we are in mid-June. I’m not at all sure where the time went! There was planning for our guild as it was our elections month and I decided to get involved with the workshops committee for next year. I will be organizing the October program,…

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grist :: it is kind of really important.

When spinners talk about grist, I think many of us glaze over. My knee-jerk reaction to grist is, “Well, that sounds serious,” and then subsequently beetle off and do something else. But grist is actually really important. For me, the main reason that the grist of a yarn is so important is that I can…