Monthly Archives: March 2014

Sunday spinning update: Galway and qiviut

This week I took the Galway singles and wound them up for plying. I had a great indication of how the yarn would be: lacy & airy. The poofy 2 ply skein is only 60g, but has about 385 yards … Continue reading

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Sunday spinning update: more breeds

It took a while, but I finally finished up my Castlemilk Moorit skein. It’s a bit odd, in the end. The singles were very thick and thin as you can see from when I wound them up to ply: The … Continue reading

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Deco design in progress

I showed you this lovely blue Indigodragonfly Merino Silk 4 ply sock yarn before it became anything. I wound it into a ball at the start of the Olympics and I used about 90% of the skein to become this … Continue reading

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March Break Art Deco

We had a great March Break this week visiting my parents and splashing around at Great Wolf Lodge. On the way down I persuaded my family to stop into downtown Hamilton for a half hour so that I could run … Continue reading

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Olympic update

You might remember that I pledged to make a donation to Egale of 50% of my pattern sales during the Olympics. I’m happy to report that I remembered to pay, even if I forgot to tell you about it! I … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: Castlemilk Moorit

This week I’ve been working on a bag of Castlemilk Moorit that I got from Spirit Trail. It’s another breed that’s new to me, bred from a mixture of Manx Loaghtan, Shetland and Mouflon. I’m enjoying the spinning, but I’m … Continue reading

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