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January Reveal: Sailor’s Delight

The final installment of fibre club is here! I want to start by thanking everyone who has been in the club, both past and present, and supported Wool n’ Spinning by doing so. Much of the work that I have been able to get off the ground here has been because of fibre club –… Continue reading January Reveal: Sailor’s Delight

carding wool · fibre preparation · handspun · spindle spinning · spinning · textured yarn · yarn

A Hand-pulled Roving Experience

In September 2014, I received this fibre in the Sweet Georgia Yarns’ fibre club, which was new to me at the time. I had just joined and thus far, had had good results from my spun club fibres. This particular month, for some reason, really challenged me and I didn’t quite know what to do… Continue reading A Hand-pulled Roving Experience

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woven.

I have absolutely no recollection of weaving anything in my entire life but I have wanted to learn to weave since visiting family friends in Haida Gwaii when I was 17 years old. The trip made quite an impression on me and I have since hoped to return again one day. From the untouched beaches,… Continue reading woven.

carding wool · fibre preparation · handspun · knitting · knitting with handspun · shawl · textured yarn

the other half.

Part of a project, for me, is the fibre prep and yarn spinning but the other half is the almost, if not more, important, which includes finishing the yarn and knitting something for use. This yarn started as an adventure in making ‘mini’ batts off my drum carder when it was new. I loved the… Continue reading the other half.

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Episode 18 :: Shawls & Fibre Prep Tools

The Wool n’ Spinning Podcast Episode 18 :: Shawls & Fibre Prep Tools March 2016 Thank you for watching! This week’s show features finished handspun knitting and a lot of talk about fibre prep tools that I currently use/own. I am a Craftsy affiliate. This means that when you click on the Craftsy ad within… Continue reading Episode 18 :: Shawls & Fibre Prep Tools

carding wool · fibre preparation · handspun · spinning · textured yarn · yarn

textured yarn on steroids.

Through out the month of February, I have been sharing my experiences learning about spinning textured yarns with you here on the blog. We started with a wee experiment and a Craftsy class, we moved onto a slightly larger skein in a 2 ounce batt from deep stash, then we explored thick and thin. Well,… Continue reading textured yarn on steroids.

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textured yarn revisited.

For the month of February, I am focusing on my learning I experienced throughout the Christmas holidays and early New Year around textured yarns. Here is the third installment :: After tackling all of the core spinning, I decided I wanted to look at thick and thin yarns or slub yarns. Back to my wheel… Continue reading textured yarn revisited.