One, Two, Fourteen

I’m fairly certain that those of us who choose to handspin yarn for fun commonly let the spinning get away from us. No, I don’t mean any sort of comical cartoon-like spinning wheel come unhinged and rolling down the street inexplicably leaving a trail of yarn in its wake while I chase after it (although […]

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The Polar Vortex and Me

It’s been big news all week — the Polar Vortex. Schools and businesses across my fair state of Wisconsin closed and the governor even declared a state of emergency for a day this week due to the extreme cold. You know when Wisconsin says the cold is an emergency, it must be bad! At our […]

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All The WIPs and One FO

After finishing my sweater, I’ve found myself shying away from the thought of finishing… anything.  As someone who is usually very methodical in my craft — first you start, then you work through the project, then you finish, and finally start a new project — it’s been a weird mindset in which to find myself. […]

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My Fade, Found

This post has been a good long while in coming. For those who aren’t aware, the Find Your Fade phenomenon revolves around the Find Your Fadeshawl pattern released by Andrea Mowry in December of 2016. It’s taken the knitting world by storm with knitters raiding their stashes and shops doing up kits all to make […]

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Five Days, Five Spins: Day 1

I sat down to write this morning and share some of my latest projects when I realized I had exactly 5 fresh skeins of handspun yarn to show you and I thought, “Five Days in the Week, Five Spins — how perfect!” So this week, I’m going to share a spin a day with you. […]

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