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Episode 107: A Smattering of Projects & Socks

his week, we chatted about an extra fine Merino & bamboo spin that was our feature for Spinning Growth. We discussed tension, managing flyaway fibres and over-plying for certain situations.

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Episode 105 Live: Sparkle, Felted Weaving & Singles Yarn

Thank you for tuning in this week! This is a little late being released because I had the pleasure of spending the weekend with some of my favourite fibre people. I’ll tell you about my weekend next show. In the meantime, we chatted about my Sparkle Cardigan progress, a woven blanket that I finished but… Continue reading Episode 105 Live: Sparkle, Felted Weaving & Singles Yarn

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Episode 104 Live: Weaving & Warping; Opposing Plies Yarn

Thank you for tuning in this week! We had to move the Live Stream one week early due to an unbelievable number of field trips this month. I love the Fall and the cool, crisp mornings, which are perfect for wearing sweaters and shawls; however, the number of pumpkin patch trips is a bit overwhelming.… Continue reading Episode 104 Live: Weaving & Warping; Opposing Plies Yarn

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Episode 97 Live: Study & Knitting Sweaters

Thank you for joining me this week! Welcome to new and returning viewers of the show - I appreciate spending some time with you all. Thank you especially to those who are patrons of the show. You are the ones who keep me creating more content, releasing shows and making behind the scenes so that… Continue reading Episode 97 Live: Study & Knitting Sweaters

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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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Episode 85 LIVE: It Isn’t Hallowe’en Anymore

Thank you for joining us this week! We have quite a long show – there were lots of questions, lots to catch up on and some SPAKALs and KALs to tell you about! Welcome to new and returning viewers – I appreciate your time that you spend tuning in with me and to those who… Continue reading Episode 85 LIVE: It Isn’t Hallowe’en Anymore

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Spinner Spotlight: Rebecca Osborn

The Handspinner Spotlight is an opportunity for me to share with all of you some of the amazing handspinners out there in our community. It is an opportunity to see some of their work, as well as start to get to know a little bit about who they are and what brought them to spinning.… Continue reading Spinner Spotlight: Rebecca Osborn