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CraftyJAKS: January 2019 // Herdwick

Updated: I added a prep video of how I managed the batt to get ready for spinning. This is to help spinners see the various ways we can manage our prep of different fibres. See below! One of the main reasons I love fibre clubs so much is because they push you outside of your… Continue reading CraftyJAKS: January 2019 // Herdwick

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POP Blanket turned Wall-hanging.

This has been a labour of love for the past year or more. I remember starting it at New Years 2017, and waffling about my plans before settling into this particular pattern. Sometimes these large projects are 20% hard work and 80% a leap of faith that they are going to work out in the… Continue reading POP Blanket turned Wall-hanging.

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just gettin’ things done!

Over this past weekend, I was able to get away from everything with a few girlfriends to spin, knit and eat to my hearts content. We had decided to do the trip back in the Spring but with hectic schedules, you always worry that it’s not going to get off the ground. As the weekend… Continue reading just gettin’ things done!

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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!

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Episode 68: Shoreline

Thank you for joining me this week! Welcome to all and thank you especially to all Patreon subscribers of the show. You are the ones who keep the show on the air week after week! This week, I quickly recap my spinning projects which are slowly seeing some progress. I have made significant progress of… Continue reading Episode 68: Shoreline

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Episode 61: Slubs, texture & Fireside

Thank you for tuning in this week! To Patreon contributors, thank you for your ongoing support. The newest episode of Wool n’ Spinning Radio is posted for you guys! Today, I announce an Instagram giveaway: Congratulations to Kym! I share with you some colour studies yarn I have finished, auto wrapping some corespun from punis-style… Continue reading Episode 61: Slubs, texture & Fireside

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restored weaving fail

I mentioned recently that I had a weaving disaster. It was my second project on my loom. I have been really worried from the time I decided to get a loom till now about making a mistake for two reasons: [1] It is a lot of yarn to ‘waste’ and [2] It is a lot… Continue reading restored weaving fail