Author Archives: metaspencer

Video Tutorial: Knitty Naughty

This is a guest post by Spencer I think I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again: knitters and spinners like their gear. They start out with a few sets of knitting needles, and you think to yourself “There … Continue reading

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Video Fun: Knitting Treadmill Workout

This is a guest post by Spencer: For this interview with Melissa, I caught up with her while she was knitting on the treadmill. As I’ve mentioned on this blog before, I like to make things for spinning and knitting, so future … Continue reading

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Video Tutorial: DIY Drum Carder Overview

This is a guest post by Spencer: A while back, we posted a video of our new DIY drum carder in action. Since then, Melissa has learned a lot about carding and the machine has transformed a lot of raw fiber. … Continue reading

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Fleece Rack

This is a guest post by Spencer: After wondering for a while if the Fleeces From Around the World would fill up what used to be our guest room, I decided to make a fleece rack. It’s really just a couple … Continue reading

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New KnitTech: The BlueTooth Enabled Hat

Guest post by Spencer: Though knitting may seem like stone age behavior to some, or at least a throwback to the mellowness of pre-industrial times, I’m constantly reminded of how high-tech knitting has long been. The Chief Knitter and I … Continue reading

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How To Make a Sweater Pillow

Knitters love patterns. They knit from them, mod them, repost them, download them, write them out by hand, and even pay money for them. I suspect some knitters keep patterns under their pillows and was not surprised to learn that … Continue reading

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Living With a Spinner and Knitter: a Survival Guide

This is another guest post by Spencer, who’s really enjoying posting to this blog: As the oscillating fan blew the smell of freshly washed fleece over toward the dinner table for the third night in a row, it occurred to me that … Continue reading

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