Monthly Archives: March 2013

Saturday spinning update: gorgeous greens

My original colour love is green. I’ve tried to branch out and work in lots of other colours. My golden phase is still not over and I love deep bright blues. When I am looking for something for me, though, … Continue reading

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Craftsy

As promised on Sunday, I’m back to tell you a bit about what I’ve been learning on Craftsy. First of all, I should tell you that about a year ago, Craftsy opened things up for selling knitting patterns. I tried … Continue reading

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Sunday spinning update: big big yarn

I’m still knitting, really I am. Most of it is not ready to be shown yet, but I have also been learning new things on a Craftsy class. More about that later in the week. This week’s spinning involved some … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: cabled yarn

This week I tried something new to me when it comes to plying. I started to spin some Corriedale. It’s Distant Thunder from┬áSouthern Cross Fibre. In the past I’ve not been very thrilled about spinning Corriedale, so I was relieved … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: plied

This week I spent a whole bunch of time getting the singles spun up from my Into The Whirled batt. I had a pretty full bobbin: And then I plied and plied and plied. I didn’t take quite as long … Continue reading

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Quince & Co. scarves: Undulation

I’ve been enjoying Quince & Co. yarn for a while now. I first used it for Fast Forward in Oct. 2010, then last year I knit Shifting Ribs. This year I’ve had an even better treat: my submission was accepted … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: more Into The Whirled

I’ve started another colour progression batt from Into The Whirled called Queen of France. I started at the grey end and I’m working my way into the pinks. As usual, spinning up this Falkland wool is a breeze. I am … Continue reading

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