Tag Archives: Handspun

Camping with the Girls

Last month – when I should have been home preparing for Christmas – I went to FDR State Park in Georgia with some of my girl friends. These are my Spinning Pals. We loaded up our Spinning Wheels and headed … Continue reading

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Poke Berry Pumpkin Dyed Hat

I finished another version of my Running in Circles Hat. I used some hand spun yarn that I dyed in a Pumpkin using Poke Berries. You can read about it here.   I love the way the variegation in the … Continue reading

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The Continuing Story of SAFF

When I left you yesterday we had just arrived at SAFF after all our trials and tribulations on the trip up. As you may have read, the heater in the camper was broken and we had resorted to using a … Continue reading

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Time for Another Trip!

As you may have read, I just got back from a trip to the Texas Renaissance Festival. Now I’m packing my bags again and as soon as I get out of work tonight (hopefully by 8:30 pm) I’ll be headed … Continue reading

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Halloween Dye Fun!

Here’s a ghoulish way to dye yarn – naturally. This is a perfect experiment for this time of year. Apparently this is not something new. I’ve just never done it before. I absolutely love the results. And what fun to … Continue reading

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Organic Fiber Dyeing by Max Hamrick

Today I have the pleasure of reviewing for you a book that I will surely treasure for years to come. Organic Fiber Dyeing by Max Hamrick is a wonderful book that will please the scholar in you with it’s wealth … Continue reading

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Fun at the Fair

In my last post I promised you some Pumpkin Muffins. They are coming I promise. However, I had a last minute change of plans, so I had to put them on hold for a day. Instead I headed up to … Continue reading

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Hat Pattern – test version

I finished the Hat that I spun the yarn for in my recent post Spinning By the Pool – Yarn That Is! As you can see, I only needed a small bit of it. I plan to offer this pattern, … Continue reading

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DIY Self Striped Yarn

This is a really fun project that I did a quite a while ago. I still have the socks so I guess it was a successful outcome. These are the first socks I ever made! For my Birthday that year … Continue reading

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Spinning by the Pool – Yarn that is!

I’m working on another hat pattern and I found myself in need of some hand spun lavender yarn. I’m not a huge purple person, so I didn’t have any. I did find a bit of wool roving that someone had … Continue reading

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