Category Archives: custom yarn

Yarn Launch for Seven Sisters Farm!

Hello my fiber folk! Last year, I launched my first yarn, Shorn and you all were so supportive and welcoming of those skeins of Cormo and Corriedale! Thank you! As many of you know, Shorn II (2019 clip) is in … Continue reading

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Episode 53: Sheep Breeds & Scottish Spinning

Hello yarnista folk! Episode 53 is packed with lots of sheep breed info: a new farm-to-skein yarn, Scottish sheep breeds, sheep smearing (?!), and so much more! Plus, a review of Jen Arnall-Culiford’s new Year of Techniques to liven up … Continue reading

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A Huge Thank You!

Thanks to everyone who supported my first farm-to-skein yarn, Shorn! Much love to all who ordered, inquired, and sent kind notes! All of the orders have been fulfilled as of today! Yay! My house is getting put back in order … Continue reading

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How To: Spinning a Gradient Yarn

Howdy fiber folk! It’s Spinzilla . . . so no podcast this weekend (I am devoting every minute I can spare to time with my Ladybug–and family, of course!) But, *for* Spinzilla, I spun a gradient yarn, so, I decided to … Continue reading

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Indie Dyer Feature: Sarah Hand

This weekend, it’s laboratory time! I have an interview with Sarah Hand of One Hand in the Dyepot. Sarah hails from Canada (hey, and I’ve said this before–so many awesome Canadian fiberistas out there!). Like some of the other awesome indie … Continue reading

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Episode 11: Aileas & Aniroonz Sheep Co.

Episode 11 is here! Looking forward to chattering with you about my new Aileas sweater, a field trip to Aniroonz Sheep Co., and some lovely new acquisitions–including Aniroonz Story Based yarns: Partner and Begin. Plus, Rachel Smith’s new Ply article and a … Continue reading

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First Kettle Dye: Eggplant Beauty

Last week I posted a mini-photo essay about dye day. While I participated–helping Spencer and generally being around for a couple of hours, I did not do much dyeing. This was not for lack of trying! I showed up with … Continue reading

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