In Review: The Akerworks Flat Pack Lazy Kate

I think most folks in the spinning world are familiar with the name Akerworks for their bright colored 3-D printed flat pack bobbins and their super fun spindles.  This spring, however, they ventured into new territory — a Lazy Kate. Officially named the Akerworks Flat Pack Lazy Kate, this item went into a testing phase […]

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Wit Beyond Measure

I loved Dyeabolical‘s Wit Beyond Measure colorway so much that I ordered it as soon as it was available. My 8oz of Targhee spent a little time in my stash as I waited to figure out exactly what I wanted to do with it. When I got wind that the Akerworks folks were hoping for […]

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Wacky & White Sangria

As promised, I’ve got some fresh handspun to share today! Yay! As part of the Akerworks Flat Pack Lazy Kate test I’ve been working on trying a lot of different plying scenarios. Varying the number of singles I’m plying, changing up the weights of singles, as well as the methods for plying. Again, I’m not […]

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Just Keep Knitting & Spinning & All the Rest

I tend to over plan my crafting. Because my crafting feeds my blogging, I try to have a grand scheme in mind as to my craft timeline so that I have things to write about. After all, this would not be super interesting if I kept showing you the same 4 projects for 6months, would […]

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Busy as a Bee

As spring slowly starts to wake-up here, we’re treated too all the glorious signs of spring. My spinning wheel overlooks our Nanking cherry bushes which have bloomed and I’m lucky in that as I spin I get to watch bees as they float from flower to flower. I can’t help but relate to the bees. […]

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Questions & Answers

I ask a lot of questions. About everything. All the time. A few weeks ago I was having some leg pain that was seriously harshing my spinning mojo, so I had a couple conversations with some trusted spinning friends about ways to continue spinning through this. They had loads of great ideas from things I […]

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