Tag Archives: Spinning Wheel

Plying with Thread

I go to a spinning event every year and always come home with a door prize or two. This past weekend I decided to spin up one of them. A beautiful hand dyed BFL roving. It spun up nice and … Continue reading

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A St. Patrick’s Day Story!

The sun crept in through a crack in the drapes and laid it’s delicate hand across my face. The small dog asleep at my side stirred and wriggled closer to me in an effort to pause the day. But the … Continue reading

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New Look for an Old Wheel

Lately I’ve been side glancing at other spinning wheels. I’ve had my Kromski Sonata for many years now and like most people, I long for a change now and then. The only thing is… I LOVE my Sonata! So why … 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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Spinning With Friends

Have you ever been around a group of people that just “get you”? People who share a common interest that goes well beyond the surface? Yesterday I was fortunate enough to spend the day with my wonderful Spinning companions. My … 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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Learning to Spin

Years ago, long before I knew anything about knitting and fiber, I was drawn to the art of spinning wool into yarn. The notion of sitting quietly by the hearth through the colder months and then migrating to the porch … Continue reading

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