Category Archives: community

Pod-versary GIVEAWAY!

My dear fiber folk . . . the podcast has been around for an entire year! That means 25 episodes by the end of October, 2017! Whoa! Thank you for showing up, watching, commenting, and making me feel right at … Continue reading

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Episode 24: Expertise

Welcome fiber folk! Episode 24 is now live and I have a lot to share with you about the Knit Together Project, Spinzilla, an FO, and Spencer’s sweater–at long last there is a swatch! Come hang out with me for … Continue reading

Posted in community, Dinali Sweater, episode, giveaway, gradient spin, handspun, Japanese stitch dictionary, Knit Together Project, Linus Shawl, sock yarn, Spin-Off, spinners and weavers guild, spinning, Spinzilla, swatch, sweater, unexpected, variegated yarn, video, yarn | Leave a comment

Spinzilla 2017 Report

Hello fiber folk! Spinzilla is officially over and I have completed my tallies . . . proud to say that I managed to spin about 1000 Spinzilla yards more this year than last year! Yay! And, as always, this experience … Continue reading

Posted in chain ply, community, Finnsheep, gradient yarn, handspun, plying, Polypay, Shetland, Spin-Off, spinning, Spinzilla, yarn | 13 Comments

Ready for Spinzilla!

I cleaned my wheel. I cleared my bobbins. I gathered and sorted my fiber. I am ready. This year, I’ll be spinning a gradient (and chain plying it); I have 5oz of Finn and 2.5oz of Polypay (all white) to … Continue reading

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Review: Paradise Fibers “Fiber of the Month” Subscription

I was recently asked to review the “Fiber of the Month” subscription boxes that Paradise Fibers offers. These boxes are pretty amazing, and so, of course, I said YES, please! My September box arrived shortly thereafter and I want to … Continue reading

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Episode 23: Mod Squad!

Welcome to Episode 23!! This one is all about sweater modifications–I’ve finished my Georgetown Cardigan! My WIP on display is the Linus Shawl. And then there are all of the News and Notes about Alanna Wilcox’s new spinning in color … Continue reading

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Video Tour: WI Sheep and Wool Festival

Hello Friends! In lieu of a podcast this weekend, I have a wee tour of the Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival.  I hope you enjoy the sweet tour of sheep, fleece, dogs, and stashable goodies! There is even some breed info … Continue reading

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