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Sunday spinning update: spinning mania

I’ve been looking at the yarn on my wheel for quite a while. I haven’t really touched it since November. I had 3 shawls to knit and very little time to spend spinning. This weekend, with the deadlines done I … Continue reading

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Sunday spinning update

It’s been a wonderful weekend for me. I spent a relaxing and fun time at the Needler’s Retreat in Gananoque. I spent about half of the week preparing to go, it seems, so I didn’t quite have enough time to … Continue reading

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Rhinebeck 2014

I’ve been going to Rhinebeck for 5 years now. At some point in that time, my goals have changed from it being a yarn and fiber acquisition trip to mostly visiting with people. Don’t get me wrong, I still spend … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: future spinning

It was a beautiful day today at Rhinebeck. I had one of my Goldings with me and some purple Fleece Artist merino. I got a little bit done. I also picked up some things that will help me spin in … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: spindle spun

This week I finally finished up a spindle spinning project that had been going on for a few months. I split a bag of odds & ends from Into The Whirled into the various colour components and bundled them up … Continue reading

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Tour de France KAL 2013: details and prizes

It’s almost time! The 100th Tour de France begins on June 29th in Corsica, and so on June 29th my fourth annual Tour de France Knit Along (KAL) begins. It will run until July 21st, 2013. This year’s pattern is … 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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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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Saturday spinning update: busy to the end

I’ve had another busy week of spinning and plying. First up was the light-coloured Polwarth/Silk (Hummus?) from Southern Cross Fibre. I finished the other half of the singles and plied it up for about 485 yards of 2 ply in … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: Tour de Fleece recap

The Tour de Fleece finished up last week. I thought I’d have a lot more spinning done, but then I was expecting to be at home working on the wheel.¬†Instead, the day the Tour de France started I was off … Continue reading

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