Category Archives: spinner

Episode 27: Creative Comeback . . .

. . . with a special guest!!! Spencer is here to talk HATS! So happy to be feeling creative again and out of deep survival mode. Episode 27 is waiting for you! I discuss FOs: the Manning Park Hat and … Continue reading

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Found: Rachel Smith

I’ll admit to being a bit of a Podcast junkie . . . especially when traveling or working out on the internet free farm in New York. Download and go. And, of course, knitting and spinning related podcasts are the … Continue reading

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Combination Plying

Of late, I have seen some beautiful yarn produced by combination plying. The end result looks a bit like fractal spinning, but the technique is even simpler. Now, I’m guessing many of you have another name for this technique–if so, … Continue reading

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Fiber Focus: CJ Fibers

This week, I corresponded with Cheri Jacobson of CJ Fibers. Her beautifully dyed, low micron braids and how-to dyeing videos have been making quite a splash in the Facebook community and I am so happy she agreed to a feature and an … Continue reading

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