Category Archives: spinning

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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Episode 26: Survival Knitting!

Whoa it’s been about 3, crazy, fun-filled, work-filled weeks! But Episode 26 is now up and off running. And it’s all about survival knitting during times of creative exhaustion! I hope you find some inspiration here to keep on keeping … Continue reading

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Giving Drop Spindling Another Go

**If you are looking for info about the podversary GIVEAWAY, check out Episode 24 on Youtube** Come celebrate with me!  🙂 I’ve been spinning since 2015–on a wheel. When I first made the move to fiber, I was often told: ‘oh, you … Continue reading

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How to Make: Puni-Style Rolags

**If you are looking for info about the GIVEAWAY, check out this link or Episode 24 on Youtube** For this weekend’s video, I have a how-to! In this video I demonstrate one technique for making puni-style rolags with a pair of hand … 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

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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

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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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