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The judgement is in

| July 27, 2014

So, my yarn, all 210g, just over 7oz measures about 366.5m and comes proudly in at…. 14 wraps per inch, so is therefore a fingering weight yarn!! Go me!

Wildcraft fibres – summer sky

| July 27, 2014

So. I’ve spun up 200g into singles so I had 2 bobbins then spun them together to make 2 ply. and when the remainder was spun up now I have 2 I haven’t counted wraps per inch or anything but it does look pretty even huh

Andean disaster number 2

| July 25, 2014

Clearly I suck at this. From To To So far. No joy in sorting it out

Dyeing to experiment

| July 25, 2014

Ok so I took a small hank and soaked it Started adding some drops of colour. Supposedly hot pink and violet Now given the amount of yarn those drops would have been enough in my days of cooking with mother. But no. I added about 6 more squeezes in each quarter There are some better […]

Spinning fibre club

| July 25, 2014

So along with Knitcrate I also joined a fibre one. This months is blue faced Leicester fleece dyed like summer sky. Here’s my first single from it This was got from Wildcraft and I’m really pleased with it. In fact it’s given me the confidence to try the activity I’m about to go do. And […]


| July 25, 2014

Ok so, lots of posts to happen today. This is the first I was pleased when my nice Mr postman handed me a parcel and without any inspection I knew what it was. After all, that’s fairly distinctive huh. It was my July Knitcrate parcel. Now I opted for the indie parcel with int/adv add […]

Shawl for Gina Cargill

| July 21, 2014

Ok, so she doesn’t know it yet, but this shawl is for her. Before blocking (damn you phone you made the picture look in focus!!!!) A closer view of the main pattern Blocking (yes that is my couch throw, or it would be off white on white, i tried that before. Didnt really show on […]

2 ply long draw alpaca

| July 20, 2014

Looks nice, but its over twisted in a lot of places, and well, its made it a bit tough almost feeling like garden string.. Shame really. This is from the free fleece I got

In for the long draw

| July 18, 2014

So, theres stupid names for everything in spinning, sure you get used to them, but if you were trying to invent names im not sure you would ever come up with the ones in use. Ok 2 results of spinning, worsted or woollen and no, this has nothing to do with thickness or fibre used, […]

Fun and so soft

| July 14, 2014

Remember the superfine merino i got that had been treated to make it ridiculously soft and fine, and wasnt overly happy with it. Well, it seems as a 2 ply, knitted ip as below it comes up incredibly soft. I mean outstandingly soft. To the point I want a shed load of it to make […]

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