Tag Archives: Southern Cross Fibre

Sunday spinning update: another gradient skein

First off, I should mention that the blog is somewhat messed up at the moment and comments are not functional. That’ll be something I’ll try to fix soon. This week I’ll have some more knitting content & hopefully I’ll get … Continue reading

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Sunday spinning update: crazy BFL mission

Last week’s blue singles from a Loop bullseye bump got plied into a wondrously soft skein of yarn. I’ve got somewhere around 320 yards. It’s a great way to start spinning in 2015: Next up I’d had an idea that … Continue reading

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Sunday spinning update: first skein of 2015 in progress

I feel relieved that I’ve finished enough of my knitting deadlines that I was able to spend some time at the spinning wheel over the holidays. I started out with something that’s new to me: a merino Bullseye Bump from … Continue reading

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Sunday spinning update: plying and spinning

We’re back from a rather long ┬ávacation (more on that later) and I’ve finally plied up that merino/silk from before. I chain-plied it to preserve the colours and I’m thrilled with the yarn. It’s about 290 yards in about 100g. … Continue reading

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Tour de Fleece

Despite being at home for the Tour de France this year, I didn’t go too crazy with the spinning for the Tour de Fleece. I didn’t officially participate on a team and I just didn’t have time to follow the … Continue reading

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Late spinning update

Last week went by in a blur. It started out with cake when someone turned 7: I really don’t know what happened the rest of the week, but I did manage to get some spinning done. The merino got plied … Continue reading

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Sunday spinning update: skein of Spelsau

The Spelsau is finally finished. I’ve got about 315 yards now in around 100g. It has extremely long colour runs because I was enjoying spinning it so much I couldn’t really bear to break it into smaller chunks. I’m not … Continue reading

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Sunday spinning update: aaahhh, colour

I have been working on some Spelsau from Southern Cross Fibre: This stuff almost spins itself! I am finding it a whole lot like spinning Shetland. It’s great stuff. I’m planning on chain-plying and perhaps it’ll end up as some … 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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Sunday spinning update: a new skein

I took a break from spinning for a couple of weeks. It wasn’t intentional, but I’ve been busy with a variety of things. At the end of this week I finally finished up the third bobbin of merino/silk from Southern … Continue reading

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