Category Archives: Spinning

Just a bit of catch-up

ZIP ZIP ZIP That’s the sound of the days as they fly by. Sheesh. We pretty much have the house put back in order, random left-behinds that she actually wanted have been gathered up and shipped to the youngest fledgling, … Continue reading

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Spinning and stuff

Things have been pretty chaotic around here lately, with our youngest child leaving the nest to embark on her own adult journey. The Mr and I are slowly getting the house back in order and taking the opportunity to tackle … Continue reading

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Oh yes I did

Pink and orange are not colors that typically get paired together, but I had a batt from Essential Fiber that did just that. Plus a sparkly orange batt from the same company. Fighting my inclination to separate the colors, I … Continue reading

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Truffle Hunting

This here is a finished skein fresh off the wheel, a little over 300 yards (4 oz) of rambouillet/yak, in the colorway Truffle Hunting. Fiber is from Homestead Hobbyist and was wonderful to spin; I love buying from them during … Continue reading

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Nevertheless

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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