Category Archives: superwash

CrAzY singles!

First, thank you all so much for your well wishes–I’m happy to report that I am on the mend! No more fever, at the very least. And I feel like less of a pariah online, as there is NO chance … Continue reading

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Going Natural

There are always debates about superwash wool–is it good, bad, ugly, lovely, useful? We know it takes dye well and it can be an excellent choice for garments or blankets or socks that need a lot of washing. But, some … Continue reading

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FO: Lap Waste 2ply

I loved the singles, posted a video about spinning with lap waste, struggled with the second bobbin and the plying . . .  but in the end, I love her. She is soft and airy and I think she will be … Continue reading

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Troubles with SW Merino

As you know, I have been working on some lap waste that I *think* is SW Merino. I love, love, love the look of my singles! But, I have been worried that things are underspun–despite the fact that 1) I … Continue reading

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Fractal Spin

Well, folks, I’ve joined the ranks of the fractal spinners–popular as it may be. I had some lovely super wash merino (from Nest Fibers) and I followed Felicia Lo’s advice and poof: a skein of lovely yarn was born. You can … Continue reading

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