Category Archives: teachers

New Class: Spinning with David Keller

A quick blog post for this Tuesday morning: if you (like me) are always looking for new classes and opportunities to learn about fiber, there is a new class underway this week! “Turning Fiber into Yarn: The Art of Spinning” … Continue reading

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Beginnings: A Tribute to First Teachers

I began knitting in earnest about 2.5 years ago now. This photo is from one of the first projects I never completed: an entrelac scarf that is currently–and will perpetually remain–about 2′ long. I cannot frog it, and, in fact, … Continue reading

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First Homespun to Knit!

The fleece to sock project continues! The update? B finished spinning 5.4 oz of the fleece into some beautiful yarn (80% Colombia 20% nylon)!! I am so excited. She spun and spun during Greencastle booth-tending, and look at the result: … Continue reading

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Carding Party!

Friday, friday, friday! Will report back after the event 🙂

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First Wheel: Schacht Ladybug Review and Acquisition

As you know, we just acquired our first (used) spinning wheel–a little Schacht Ladybug, which I love very much. I say “we” quite literally here, because while I did front the cash, my boys have both been bitten by the … Continue reading

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