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Sunday spinning update: more than half way

I finished up the bobbin of “Paris” from Southern Cross Fibre this week: I held off on the desire to ply it right away to see how it looks and started in on the coordinating¬†“Eiffel Tower” BFL instead. I’m only … Continue reading

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Sunday spinning update: a very little bit of spinning

I’m encouraged this week by the progress I’m making in getting my back back to normal. I’ve got a couple more sessions scheduled with the chiropractor, but if this keeps up I may not need them. In the spirit of … Continue reading

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Sunday spinning update: a bit of a slow week

I got all hopeful that I’d find some hours to spin in the last two weeks, but that hasn’t come to pass. I did manage to find a little bit of time, so I’ve started working with a lovely Polwarth/Tencel … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: silk & merino, part two

Busy times. This is a continuation of last week’s spinning. Here’s how the bobbin looked after the third strip of singles: And here it is all full with all of the initial spinning done. I enjoyed this so much more … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: Tour de Fleece

I did manage to watch the first stage of the Tour de France today. This year I’m doing a sort of laid-back Tour de Fleece. I don’t have specific goals. I’m just trying to spin more. Today I brought the … Continue reading

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Sunday spinning update: slow progress

I’ve been spending a few minutes here & there working on my Turtlepurl Merino, but I’m still in the very long brown section. Progress is being made, and I’m hoping to see the colours change this week: Now that the … Continue reading

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Sunday spinning update: like a rainbow

I finally finished up the Boreal skein of BFL from Twisted Fiber Art. Here it is all relaxed showing its rainbow-like progression: And here’s the skein: I got about 530 yards of chain-plied soft yarn out of this, which is … Continue reading

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End of year spinning & knitting

The holidays are upon us. Apparently that means that I lose track of what day of the week it is. I have been doing a bit of spinning, but only enough to almost be finished the green section of the … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: two, two shiny bobbins

So much for my grand plans of doing lots of spinning this week. I did accomplish a whole pile of knitting tasks as well as some outstanding errands. I even spent 2 hours visiting my new dentist. I did find … Continue reading

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Sunday spinning update: leaps and bounds

Yes, it’s Monday. I wrote this post on Sunday but somehow forgot the important step of pressing the “Publish” button. I also managed to get 12 hours of sleep last night, so perhaps this week will move a little more … Continue reading

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