Tour de Fleece 2015: Week 3 & Wrap-Up

This has been a big week in Chez Knitting Sarah and I have so much to share from outdoor adventures to knitting to spinning. I think the best place to start is the very beginning, with the end of the Tour de Fleece so that’s what I’ll tell you about today. I’m always a little […]

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TdF Week 2, Recap (belated)

I’m officially a whole week late posting these photos, but that’s life sometimes isn’t it? Especially in summer things get so busy and I’m of the school of thought that sometimes it’s good to just be busy doing stuff, living life. A big reason I love my blog is that I don’t punch a clock […]

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TdF: Week 1 Recap

The first week of the Tour de Fleece has absolutely flown by. Way back the on the 4th I actually started the Tour at home and then traveled up to my parents’ house for a couple days of fireworks & fishing. Of course, I brought my wheel and more fiber than I had any hope […]

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Spin!

My daughter woke up this morning and went on to explain that during the Tour de Fleece I really should start waking up a couple hours earlier than normal so that I can get in extra spinning time. She was very matter-of-fact about it, as if I hadn’t thought of that and I really needed […]

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Ready, Set…

With the Tour de Fleece kicking off tomorrow, I promised to share the tools I’ve gathered together so that I’m all set to go. I’ll start by pointing out the empty bobbin — of course, it’s one of those that I talked about yesterday. Let’s just let that represent my wheel, a Lendrum DT, because […]

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Empty Bobbins & Fresh Yarn

After my wheel, probably the best investment I’ve made in spinning was acquiring extra bobbins. I got my wheel in October of 2011 and when my birthday rolled around that December, I used birthday monies to stock up on bobbins. As you can see, I have a small fleet! It may look like overkill and […]

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