Category Archives: yarn

Postcard from the Spinning Wheel

Bogga, of Knitting in France, sure makes some beautiful rolags! These were merino, nylon, and Wensleydale. The yarn is a 3-ply: 2 plies from Bogga’s gorgeous rolags and 1 ply from some teal lap waste singles I had left over on … Continue reading

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Episode 13: A Tale of Two Blankets

Happy to report that Episode 13: “A Tale of Two Blankets” is up on Youtube! Show notes are below. Giveaway winner announced! Thanks for spending some fun time with me 🙂   Show Notes: Our Loft/Exercise Room Jenise Hope Persian … Continue reading

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Surprise: Yarn Bowl!

I don’t think I’ve told you all about the beautiful yarn bowl in my craft room. It’s a lovely, ceramic piece that would be perfect for working with a loose ball of yarn (or two); it even has guide holes … Continue reading

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GreenCastle Fiber Event!

We made it to Greencastle, IN for the Fiber Event this past weekend. Spencer and I thought you all might like to come along with us . . . so he made a lovely video!   Thanks to Spencer for … Continue reading

Posted in community, fiber, fiber art, fiber artist, fiber festival, unicorns, video, yarn, yarn shopping, yarn-lover | 9 Comments

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

Posted in experiment, How'd THAT happen??, singles, spinning, superwash, unexpected, yarn | 14 Comments

Indie Dyer Feature: Sarah Hand

This weekend, it’s laboratory time! I have an interview with Sarah Hand of One Hand in the Dyepot. Sarah hails from Canada (hey, and I’ve said this before–so many awesome Canadian fiberistas out there!). Like some of the other awesome indie … Continue reading

Posted in colorway, community, custom yarn, dyeing, indie dyer, interview, yarn | 7 Comments

Episode 11: Aileas & Aniroonz Sheep Co.

Episode 11 is here! Looking forward to chattering with you about my new Aileas sweater, a field trip to Aniroonz Sheep Co., and some lovely new acquisitions–including Aniroonz Story Based yarns: Partner and Begin. Plus, Rachel Smith’s new Ply article and a … Continue reading

Posted in breed, community, custom yarn, CVM, episode, farm, fleece, karakul, lincoln longwool, skirting, teeswater, travel, unexpected, video, wensleydale, yarn, yarn-lover | 9 Comments