Category Archives: chain ply

Episode 16: Gansey’s, Giveaways, and Girlfriends

Episode 16 is sponsored by Ranching Tradition Fiber. Read on to learn more about the GIVEAWAY!! In this episode, I talk about Gansey sweaters (and socks!), my Ella Cardigan WIP, some FO spinning projects that are all about color maintenance, … Continue reading

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Spin. Knit. Repeat.

I *finally* broke out some of my homespun! Mostly the small skeins that were bobbin leftovers–chain-ply practice, odds and ends. And I was amazed at the results. Turns out you can spin your own–pretty interesting–yarn! Inspiration for the new year … Continue reading

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Time? Chain Ply v Fractal Ply? and Other Questions

My dear son has been sick and home from school these past two days (oh dear me, and right before Halloween . . .) So, work has suffered just a little and therefore playtime has also suffered just a little … Continue reading

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Little Yarns

I am not very good at just messing around with fiber; I like to have projects and goals in mind . . . but I’m trying to teach myself some new tricks. So, I decided to chain ply the multi-colored … Continue reading

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