Episode 139 Live: Falling Leaves *finished* Handspun & Planning

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. In today’s show, we chat about our community’s contribution to our ongoing Breed & Colour…

Episode 135 Live: UNBOXING! (& setting up an Ashford eSpinner 3)

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. In today’s show, we chat about projects from the Ravelry group’s 51 Yarns SAL and…

Epic Cloth, Pt 1 (dream): Handwoven Scout Tee

Over the past couple of years, my goals for making have changed and evolved. The intersection between creativity and practicality has increasingly affected how I view my making. But if I’m being honest with myself, the balance between ‘making just to make’ and pushing myself to learn, grow and labour has difficult to strike. A…

handspun ‘Eden’ stole

There are more than a few things that I love about Ravelry but one of the most important features is the ability to keep a working journal of my projects and yarns. The platform gives me the opportunity to keep my notes as detailed or simple as I would like from project-to-project. A few months…

Episode 80 LIVE: This is what happens when I don’t podcast for a while …

Today, we chatted about new beginnings and changes in our home life. We discovered how I build my spinner’s control cards, my thought process and some examples, as a result of a question asked. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to approach me in the Ravelry group or here! Next, we explored many finished spins from the past couple of weeks which are finished because I haven’t been podcasting! This is what happens when there’s a bit of a break! haha Lastly, I share a new, non-handspun project that is part of our ongoing Stashdown CAL (craft-along) on Ravelry. I hope you enjoy the show!

Early Gifts.

Back at the beginning of November, I spun up the SweetGeorgia Yarns’ Fibre Club. It was a beautiful 100% Wensleydale that I spun as a soft singles. In under an hour, I had a beautiful skein of yarn and I was so excited to knit with it! After washing and drying, the club fibre needed…

Recap :: Spinzilla 2016

This year pasted in a blur of spinning, encouraging others to “just keep spinning” and more spinning. Spinzilla is a whorl wind week for many handspinners all over the world and Instagram kind of ‘blows up’ during this week of crazy spinning. I had the pleasure of being Team Captain for Team SweetGeorgia this year…