The Throwback, literally

This blog post has been almost a year in the making and because I had written it in August, I decided to re-write it since a lot has happened since that time. I was in the throws of saying a final good-bye to my dad during the time of writing, as well, which added a…

Episode 148 Live:Stonecrop & Crafty Jaks handspun

Thank you for being here today, especially those who were able to make it to the Live Stream. I appreciate your time spent here in this place and me. I hope you feel most welcome because you are welcome here.  Enjoy the show! UPCOMING Yarn Substitution Content – May – August 2020 Our mini-series trailer…

SiMPLE SOMETHiNG finished

I just made some fresh {decaf} coffee and I’m sitting in my living room, cross-legged with my chromebook in my lap, thinking about how grateful I am for this community. Thank you for an amazing stream this morning! We had a lot of fun: We talked about the sweaters I’m working on, the sampling process…

Episode 109: Radiate, Singles Yarn in Weaving & Colour Mixing

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…

Episode 107: A Smattering of Projects & Socks

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.

A Year in the Making: Sparkle Cardigan

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…