Tag Archives: wool

Stuff done: Spinning

I have been a bad blogger lately, but I’ve been a great spinner. Following on the heels of my incredible sock success (the 4-day Monkeys), I decided to get busy spinning yarn. First, I finished off that logwood-dyed wool I … Continue reading

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Camembert is a perfect end to this week

(just look at that curly mop!) I have just a little left, and I am happy about that. So I had intended to be all sorts of productive last night, but then I got online and had a real conversation … Continue reading

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Fiber Friday!

Since I am without the means to increase my stash (and really, given the space alloted for said stash, I shouldn’t increase it, even if I have the means), I’m starting this new thing to live vicariously through the internet … Continue reading

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More fiber? No, thanks.

I have accomplished much by spinning, plying, and washing my first handspun. It is lovely. However, this bit of accomplishment is dwarfed by the sheer amount of roving I have left over (which compared to some is not a lot, … Continue reading

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Hand. Spun.

Take that, people. I have plied yarn, and I have documented its plying (or the aftermath, at least). But first, cats cannot be trusted with sealed bags of loose ends, apparently. This one had a cat-induced hernia: Leftover yarn, yes, … Continue reading

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Catching-up.

Ah, so much catching-up to do. This month is, apparently NaBloPoMo, which translates to National  Blog Posting Month, wherein you attempt to blog each and every day for some arbitrary reason, and which I have already failed since I didn’t … Continue reading

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Sheeeeeeeep.

I am having difficulty concentrating at the moment. I keep thinking about these: [is from here] Yep, sheep. I love the wooly, lanolin-scented things. Why? Because sheep = yarn. And I love yarn. I love it best in cashmere, but … Continue reading

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Awesome.

No, really it is. I love things like this. You know what is also awesome? The second of the Super Secret projects (well, it was the first, but then I finished the second one, which was the tea cozy, and … Continue reading

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