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Spinning the hard way

| August 23, 2015

Much as I had played with a spindle at the start, I have always really used a spinning wheel. So, I decided that doing it the hard way was required. To appreciate the ease of doing it with a wheel.  Here is what I made   

OMG happy face

| July 23, 2015

someone has found a hank of my fave english garden thing! Im really pleased.. Yay!   

Last of the georgeous wool! 

| July 21, 2015

You have all read by now just how much i have loved spinning the english country garden colourway from wildcraft. I tried to buy more, i did manage to get 2 more, meaning i should have 12 skeins as i had to do half braids, but, thats it. Im done, im out, i have no […]

More georgeous wool

| July 15, 2015

i will almost without a doubt say this again at some point. I love this stuff. Over the weekend and the early days of this week, ive made two more hanks of this     Above is 200 yds of yarn Above is 196.66 yards wo, while thats 3 yards over 200 ish.. Thats a difference […]

Second spinolution bobbin

| July 11, 2015

firstly, i need to say i think i talked absolute crap when i measured the yards on the first bobbin. I made 4 groups of 40 wraps, and one of 33.5, which is 193.5 wraps, each wrap is supposed to be 2 yards, so thats 387 How did i get to 793? Well i think […]

My new wheel. Spinolution mach III

| June 28, 2015

last year i saw the spinolution wheel, and i was very interested by it, the whole magnetic flyer thing, by the fact it has brakes and so on. That and not everyone and his dog has one. Sadly the uk dealer on contact said they didnt have one for me to try. However, i waited, […]

As promised

| June 28, 2015

firstly i said this enough in enough places.. Ie, i would get a better picture of my first decent batch of yarn and which I sold.    I cant help but feel a bit sad i sold it, even though i actually cant stand the colour purple.

The weekend

| June 21, 2015

Well, the weekend is over. Shame really. Im one of these people who gets to sunday pm and has just about relaxed and gotten into the weekend idea only just in time for it to be over. So, I wanted to share a bit more about my Seriously nice yarn and More seriously nice yarn as ive now completed […]

Holy crapoly!

| June 14, 2015

So. Now ive gotten over the shock. I took up spinning just over a year ago. It doesnt seem that short, but it is indeed just a year. My crafty friends will know that any new craft no matter how pleased you are with the result.. The rest of the world may not be ready […]

Been a busy bee

| May 31, 2015

so, this week i had another week off.. Why? Cos its a british public holiday so its a cheap week for vacation times.  I made six skeins to dye, extra bonus dog nose    To go with the 3 i dyed the other week    I will dye these too.  Part of me is not […]

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