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2012 Spinning in review

I’ve had a lot of fun spinning this year, and today I’ve spent some time looking back to see exactly what I did. I spun a wider range of fibers than before: Merino, Falkland, Rayon, Corriedale, Cashmere, Jacob, Targhee, Romney, … 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.┬áInstead, the day the Tour de France started I was off … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: Tour de Fleece

Today is the start of the Tour de Fleece. I’m on the road, so I brought a little herd of Goldings with me, along with Handmaiden Godiva Silk, Into The Whirled Romney, and Manx Laoughtan from HilltopCloud. That should keep … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: half plied

Now that I’ve got a fair bit of deadline knitting on the go, I’m having trouble finding the time to spin. I’ve only managed to ply up one skein this week: It’s about 420 yards in about 50 grams, and … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: the opposite of procrastination

So maybe you remember that last week I was almost done spinning some Romney wool? I finished the singles, but then I wanted to keep spinning right away. I wanted the singles to rest before plying so I started a … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: Romney

I bought some Romney from the Stoddart Family Farm booth at the Knitters’ Frolic in Toronto. I started with about 148 grams. I did a couple of small test skeins and decided that the 2 ply was better than the … Continue reading

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