Tag Archives: Spirit Trail Fiberworks

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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Saturday spinning update: lovely laceweight

I finally finished spinning up the North Ronaldsay. Those are the hardy sheep that live in the Orkneys and spend a portion of the year eating mostly seaweed. When I wound up the singles I wasn’t even sure that I … Continue reading

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Belated spinning post, mysterious knits, and Olympic dreams

Well hello there! That last week and a half just flew by in a haze of various people being sick and not enough sleep. I’m still here, knitting & spinning when I can. I’ve started spinning a new little bag … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: I’m not friends with Corriedale

I’ve tried spinning Corriedale fiber three times now, and none of my attempts have really worked out well. My first attempt was with a spindle. I couldn’t seem to get the hang of drafting it evenly and it seemed to … Continue reading

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The Monday before Rhinebeck was a holiday. My whole family was outside raking leaves or jumping in them. On Tuesday, I made an appointment with my chiropractor. On Wednesday, I could barely move. My chiropractor fixed me up, but I … Continue reading

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