handspun · spindle spinning · spinning

GIVEAWAY // TurtleMade

As you all know from reading here and following me on Instagram, I am huge fan of TurtleMade Spindles. Coming back to spindle spinning after working on a wheel for so long has opened up a world for me that I never knew existed, at least not in a cerebral way – by this I… Continue reading GIVEAWAY // TurtleMade

knitting · spinning · yarn

Is making yarn enough?

There have been some very interesting thoughts circling around in my mind recently about my making. Some of it may have to do with the ‘Slow Clothing’ movement, which has been steadily gaining momentum. I have come across many posts on Instagram about clothing purchased or made in the spirit of slow fashion, particularly in… Continue reading Is making yarn enough?

fibre preparation · spinning · yarn

Fibre Friday

Welcome to the first installment of ... (I'm so excited about this) ... Each week, we all work on various fibre-related things that we are excited to share with one another. Some share on  Instagram (use #fiberfriday - note the American spelling to keep things simple on Instagram!) but some of us still blog about… Continue reading Fibre Friday