Twist Takes Center Stage

As I shared earlier this month, March has been a month of spinning singles. I’ve spun singles before, but I’ve never really dedicated myself to a deep dive study of them. This month, I managed to spin, wash, and dry 6 skeins of singles. 28 ounces of yarn that are so much more than just […]

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A Tale of Many WIPs

My last post was about an FO, so it seemed only fitting that this one be about WIPs. For those not familiar with the term, a WIP is a “work-in-progress” whereas an FO is a “finished object”. As you might guess, I’ve usually got a few WIPs going. It just so happens that today I […]

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Fe-blah-ary

I love winter, but if I had to pick a time of year that I struggle most with, it would be February. A long time ago a friend of mine referred to my feelings as the “February Blahs” — a kind of late winter ennui. I love the silence of winter and I love the […]

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To The Loom (Finally!)

As many of you know, toward the end of 2016 I bought a loom. It’s a 28″ Ashford Knitters loom and as soon as I got it, I took to it right away. My main interest is in pretty simple weaving — scarves and wraps with my handspun is primarily what I intend to use […]

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Meat & Potatoes

As a fiber artist, generally speaking I really like to change things up. I don’t much care for doing the same project multiple times in row in my knitting or in my spinning. It just has to be different or I get bored. Sure, I like relatively simple socks and I knit a lot of […]

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