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Saturday spinning update: a change is good

I finished up the fluffy Polwarth from last week in no time at all. I think I’ve got about 120 yards in about 100g and I’m pretty sure it wants to be a cowl. For now it will have to … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: remote update!

I did make good on my plan to finish up the Sweet Georgia Yarns superwash merino (Pomegranate). The singles were beautiful and I wound them up: Then I plied them and wound them up again to ply again for a … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: lost and found

On Wednesday I finished the first half of my Corgi Hill Farm green merino and wound it all off onto a roll I started the weekend before: I started spinning this merino back in July in Paris. Wanting to mark … 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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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: still playing with the spindles

Since I don’t have any wheel spinning progress to show you today, here’s what’s currently on my spindle. This is my wee little Golding with a bit of Lady Godiva fiber from Hand Maiden (mmm, silk & merino). It’s spinning … Continue reading

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Rhinebeck: only fools love sheep

I’m back home after a wonderful weekend away with Genevi√®ve (Turtlepurl), the excellent indie dyer, Sarah (habsgirl), who works at my LYS and serves as a walking version of Yarndex and knower of all patterns and knitting drama, and Sarah … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update – Cobalt and spam

This week I have been doing a fair bit of spinning. I think it’s because I’ve been watching the Giro d’Italia. I’m now officially in training for the Tour de Fleece! For non-Ravelers, that’s a link to a group of … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update

I’m writing this in advance, since I’ll be at the DKC Spring Frolic this Saturday, but since I’ll be driving on Friday I’ll get very little spinning accomplished. I really haven’t got much to show this week. I got distracted … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update – a little Cobalt

A while ago Joan put even more fabulous new boxes of fiber in the Cupcake Fiber Company’s Etsy shop. I was dithering over what colour needed to be mine. I decided that I wanted to try a different type of … Continue reading

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