Handspun Hat

I finally put some of the handspun I made on my drop spindle to good use.  I knit myself a hat, of course. I used the three skeins that I have acquired through spinning of the natural wool roving I had been working with.I love the natural rustic colors with the unevenness of the yarn.  […]

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Spinning Improvements

I’m getting better!  I actually managed plying, washing and making a skein.  I am making spinning improvements.  I’m really enjoying my Craftsy class. I used a combination of wool roving I got from the SAFONA fiber festival.  I used Shetland (so far my favorite to work with) Jacob, Portuguese, and Blue Face Leicester Bottom roving.  […]

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Weekend of Fiber Goodness

No, no, I’m not talking bran here.  I’m talking wool, in various forms. I was fortunate to have a long weekend, meaning I had Monday off for Columbus Day.  It was fantastic.  First, most of what was stressing me out?  I got done by Sunday morning.  I had a lot of time then to do […]

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Insomnia

I could not fall asleep until about 5am this morning.  I got about four hours of sleep.  Maybe it was all the caffeinated teas, or the massive dose of prednisone (again…grrrr), but I was wide awake in bed.  Perhaps it was from the excitement of the day, too.  I had a great day yesterday.  More […]

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