Category Archives: Spinning

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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Singles

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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A quick spin

That little Milo vest is done and blocking! I’ll show you later. I also finished the second pair of Fetching mitts; they look exactly like the first pair so you don’t even have to use your imagination. 🙂 I took … Continue reading

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Yakity yak

I finished that grey cowl, and I also finished a project from the hibernating WIP box – so I felt justified in casting on a new project last night. This is a Pretty Thing cowl, which I am knitting in … Continue reading

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Back at it

Knitting! Hurrah! My finger feels pretty good and I’m able to knit with abandon once more. I’m using up some excess handspun, working up a pair of fingerless mitts.

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R&R

The Mr and I went to a county fair yesterday – one we haven’t been to in many, many years. It was a lot of fun! We played with farm equipment, pet a bunch of animals, walked through the exhibits, … Continue reading

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There’s a rainbow on my head

I spun this up ages ago. A couple years, probably, though I can’t find it in my Flickr account to verify. It’s Dicentra Designs and I just could not walk away from the rainbow cheerfulness. It’s been my eye-candy on … Continue reading

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Matchmaker

As a self-taught, cavalier spinner I never have a plan for the finished yarns. I just sit down with a lovely braid or ball of roving, and spin. I let the fiber tell me what it wants to be – … Continue reading

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