Category Archives: Spinzilla

Spinzilla 2017 is Upon Us!

Registration is now open for the funnest (is that finally a word??) fiber event out there–Spinzilla! I’m on team ‘Shuttles Spinners’–sponsored by my favorite Boulder, CO yarn shop, Shuttles, Spindles and Skeins. It’s a fun, festive week of spinners coming … Continue reading

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Spinzilla: A First-Timer’s Perspective

I loved it. It was grueling. I tried a lot of new things. My spinning is forever changed. I may not have produced the most yardage (ha!), but I took the week as an opportunity to test myself, to learn … Continue reading

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Spinzilla: Wednesday’s Report

I have finished about 3 oz. I am currently in the midst of a 4oz 3-ply. This has been a crazy few days! What I have learned so far is that Spinzilla pushes spinners to pull things out of the deep stash, … Continue reading

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I joined. I didn’t think I would. I am very unsure about what this all means. I do not think I have quite the “prepper” mentality that this undertaking may entail. But I did it. And this leap of faith … Continue reading

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