Category Archives: Spinning


Last weekend I started spinning a lovely braid of wool/yak, and yesterday I got it washed and set. I haven’t counted yardage yet, but I plan on making a pair of fingerless mitts with the yarn. Just a regular spin … Continue reading

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Porch time

I dusted off our patio chairs and set them out on the porch, where I’m going to do a bit of Sunday spinning with the hummingbirds. And what am I spinning today?

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Spinning spring

At Madrona earlier this month, I picked up some spinning fiber – and this one just lept into my bag.  Look at it! It just screams DAFFODILS to me, and I was apparently really needing that burst of sunshine because … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

No matter what holiday(s) you celebrate at this time of year, I hope they are full of family, friends, and good food. We’ve certainly enjoyed all of the above! I’ve got a couple of days off, which I’m spending on … Continue reading

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Not enough

I spin up this yarn with a project in mind, which is unusual for me. The pattern calls for 700-ish yards of fingering weight. I ended up with 339 yards of sport weight. *sigh* It’s pretty, but isn’t going to … Continue reading

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I got all eight ounces spun up into singles; I’ll ply it over the next few days.

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Saturday spin

I’m trying my hand at spinning for a project, so I pulled a big ball of mystery fiber from the stash – it is probably a wool/silk blend, but I done know what kind of wool. Feels like maybe merino. … Continue reading

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