Category Archives: spinning wheel

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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Managing the Spaces

My husband and I are hobbyists–more than that, really–but there are few words in English to describe just what we do. And I think many of you probably feel the same! We have projects–ACTIVE projects–all over the house. We have … Continue reading

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Episode 9: A Sweater is Born

In today’s episode, I debut my finished Ebba Pullover, give you a tour of my walking wheel, and show off some lap waste yarn I’ve just finished spinning. Welcome back to those who have been following along and a big … Continue reading

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Review: Electric Eel Wheel

**If you are looking for the Pigeonroof Studio’s awesome giveaway, follow this link to YouTube, Episode 3 of the knittingthestash podcast and leave a comment 🙂 As promised, this week I have an interview with Maurice Ribble, inventor of the … Continue reading

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Life with an Amazon Reviewer

As many of you know, I am not the only one in my household with a hobby. My dear S is quite the Amazon reviewer (#32 in the country!) And he can always use some crowdsourced assistance–check out his reviews … Continue reading

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Why I Keep a Wheel in My Living Room

Yep. My spinning wheel is there: next to the couch and the computer and the knitting. Sometimes it gets in the way . . . sometimes I worry about my son and his friends getting a little too rambunctious around … Continue reading

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The Second Wheel

No, not the third wheel . . . though my partner probably feels that way sometimes while I’m busy spinning. No, no, the second wheel. When I first purchased my Ladybug, I warned you (and myself–and my partner) that there … Continue reading

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