Category Archives: experiment

Dye Day!

My guild (the CU Spinners and Weavers Guild) hosts an annual Dye Day each spring–in addition to the Natural Dye Day in the fall. I should say, more specifically, that the excellent, awesome, and amazing Beth hosts Dye Day . … Continue reading

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Destashing . . .

Summer time  . . . and the de-stashing it easy! Most has been claimed, there are only a few stragglers; I shipped out 2 lbs of fiber just yesterday! Whoa. It’s feeling great to be making some room in he bins … Continue reading

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Found, a Loom . . .

A couple of weeks ago, I received a text from a friend. My phone, which is NOT hi-tech or smart or intelligent in any way took its time unfurling a photo of  . . . a loom! [Photo credit to … Continue reading

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Breaking Down the Sweater

About a year ago I purchased a sweater from the second-hand store for the express purpose of disassembling it. This weekend, I finally had a free moment to get to work. First, I figured out how it was seamed and began … 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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