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Sunday spin-in and a new stove

The weather this weekend was perfect for staying indoors; it rained pretty much the whole weekend,┬ábut that was OK because our new stove was delivered on Saturday! This is our first new stove, and we are so excited! It took … Continue reading

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Spun

Saturday’s spinning project is done and dry; approximately 169 yards of heavy worsted. My Navajo ply skills aren’t fantastic so it’s not the smoothest, but still very usable yarn. Should be enough for a simple hat.

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Time for a little spin

My belly is still not quite back to normal, so I’m taking it easy today and I thought I’d dust off the spinning wheel. I asked The Girl what I should spin and she said purple, so here we go. … Continue reading

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Stripes – sometimes they work

It pleases me to no end that I am capable of spinning yarn that is knitable. I really enjoy spinning, but I’m not a technical fanatic so my results vary. Sometimes they vary widely, and in no way can I … Continue reading

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Zigged when I should have zagged

It’s an easy pattern, I said. I have the cable crosses memorized, I insisted. I don’t need to reference the pattern every row, it really is quite intuitive. HA. Thankfully my mis-crossing is only four rows down and I can … Continue reading

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In the groove

Muscle memory is an amazing thing. Though it’s been months, my hands remembered how to spin and I did up a quick 109-yard, worsted-weight skein today (no pic, it’s still damp) and started on another hank. It’s 4 oz of … Continue reading

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