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knitting, spinning, knitting, spinning

Cardinal puppet, knit for my April moms swap partner. Spinning- Fiber Optic Honeysuckle Rose #2 merino/bamboo, Yarn Pirate Inky merino. Knitting- Big Herringbone Cowl. Knit in Malabrigo. Spinning- Lisa Souza Leaf Pile merino/silk Gestating- 36 weeks (That was 2 weeks … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up

In 2010: I knit 63 finished objects, apparently many of which did not make it to the blog. Designed 8 new things.  Some of which are still waiting to be released. I spun 18 3/4 skeins of yarn. It’s been … Continue reading

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Some Stash Enhancement

November was a very fiber-filled month for me.  First, I ordered some fiber from Play at Life Fiber Arts on etsy.  Then, my mother-in-law sent me several bumps of fiber from a Fiber Optic truck show and a few skeins of … Continue reading

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Stash Enhancement

Yarn Pirate had a small shop update the other day, and I took the opportunity to grab a few things. First up- Neapolitan Woolies Kit.  Each mini-skein is 1oz.  Super cute! Next up- Inky roving.  It’s superwash merino. Culture Club … Continue reading

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Tour De Fleece Wrap Up

The challenge was to spin every day July 3-25.  I did fairly well, only missing a few days here and there. I spun three different yarns, and had a finished yardage of 1202 yards. l to r: Crown Mountain Farms … Continue reading

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Yarn acquisitions and Tour de Fleece

I was lucky enough to catch the last Wollmeise update at the Loopy Ewe.  I snagged a skein of Lila Ludmilla, which is a quite lovely purple. I’m also doing some spinning for the Tour de Fleece.  Here is my … Continue reading

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Roving, Roving, and a Rave

Roving- Crown Mountain Farms BFL– 4oz.  I dyed this myself using Paas dyes.  I slightly felted the roving when rinsing, but even so, it spun pretty nicely.  Sadly, you can’t make out how vibrant the orange center is in this … Continue reading

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