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Now this is good yarn!

| May 8, 2015

Even if I say so myself, i feel this is good yarn. Heres a pic of one of bobbins as a single    Approximately fingering weight, weighing in at 60 and 55g Now how good is this? Sorry one is way less in focus.. Bad camera.    It started out life like this    

Its a purple!

| May 8, 2015

Much as I love spinning and yarns of pretty colours, I distinctly lack confidence in dying pretty yarns and more so, being sure I would get what i wanted. This isnt exactly what I wanted.  I wanted a colour, any colour, with subtle darker and lighter waves to it, now, the crap knows how many […]

Latest spinnings

| April 26, 2015

i seem to have made a habit of spinning a single and leaving it on the bobbin. As many of my bobbins are mostly full of I forget what.  Anyway. Three I did recently were   This was “carded wool” from eBay. I got maroon and black. Clearly this is the maroon one  Next up […]

Took the plung, drove myself nuts… Now what?

| April 3, 2015

Ok, ive been reading many places and everyone who knew i had an asnford limited edition elizabeth still in its box has been saying oh its glorious, it will be everything you want. So, i woke this morning, although a public holiday, day 1 of my days off work out of 10 and thought. Ok, […]

Yarn porn

| January 5, 2015

Now many of us have heard the phrase food porn as watching cooking shows never fails to make you think I could just eat that. Well. Part of me is proud the other half severely disappointed, as you see, I got one of those scraps bags from world of wool. It was free if you […]

The lush yarn contined

| October 7, 2014

So. I measure out I had made 5.2m of yarn it weighs less than 1g. But here’s a small swatch. Does angora felt?

So lush

| October 7, 2014

I got from eBay that source of evil that shows you a myriad of things you want cheaper than you might have found them some pure angora fibres only 300g mind. Normally 7.50 to 10gbp per 100g. I paid for 300g 6gbp. So. I’ve spun up a small section not much but a chunk. And […]

Free knitting or crochet lessons in gloucestershire

| September 16, 2014

As of today, I’m finally stopping thinking of doing this and getting going. I have considered for a long time now, offering lessons in all the crafty things I do well enough to consider teaching someone else. So. From now, currently free, I am offering Standard crochet Tunisian crochet Basic knitting (throw/english, pick/continental, combined or […]

Wildcraft fibre club part 2

| September 9, 2014

So. You remember the single I made Well I plied it up by splitting it over 2 bobbins and I have to say the final hank doesn’t show the lovely graceful slow colour changes I ended up with on the bobbin. Should have taken a photo of that. Thus shows the fibre I started with […]

Wildcraft fibre club

| September 7, 2014

You remember the summer sky batch I did. Well this was the fibres from before. And while I haven’t plyed it yet due to the Andean plying disasters. Which is what I would like to so with it but won’t S it’s nice. So will have to wind it onto another bobbin to ply it.

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