Dear Spinning Circle, Happy New Year! 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 some learning from… Continue reading Episode 132 Live: Happy New Year!
Dear Spinning Circle, Thank you so much for your reception of the latest Breed & Colour Study! Katrina and I were beyond pleased with your comments and excitement. To be able to host events like this twice a year is amazing and I hope the experience of spinning the organic Polwarth is wonderful. Katrina shared… Continue reading Breed & Colour Studies: Update
Breed & Colour Studies: Where we have Been & Where we might be Going On the most recent episode of Wool n' Spinning Radio, Becca posed the thought that many of us may have seen our spinning and fibre choices change over the past couple of years as a result of Breed & Colour Studies.… Continue reading A Recap of Breed & Colour Studies
Final fibre club spin for Crafty Jaks. Nests of Welsh & Mohair to handspin and then chain-ply with demo in the podcast.
May has been a busy month so I decided to break down the gradient batt that Katrina prepared this month and spin the Charollais fibre end-to-end, with a little pre-drafting for smooth spinning, while working my way across the batt systematically. I have never had the pleasure of spinning Charollais before, although I have spun… Continue reading CraftyJAKS: May 2019 // Charollais
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… Continue reading handspun ‘Eden’ stole
Thank you for joining me this week! I have some exciting news to share! For those hoping to purchase e-book copies of the book, they are now available from Blurb. The links are here. Breed & Colour Studies went live this morning - be sure to read this post here for links. Welcome to new… Continue reading Episode 115: #slowcloth Shetland spin & Gotland/Silk spinning growth