Category Archives: Spinning

Gratitude

I imagine that all crafters, nay all people, feel like this. The world is so interesting and I just can’t help but trying and liking new things. So, I’m a knitter and a spinner and I like to make jam. … Continue reading

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Knitting Designers I loved in 2014

This year has meant more knitting than it has meant spinning. Since I have had a spinning wheel, it is usually the other way around. But, this year has seen a substantial amount of stash-busting (but not nearly enough!). All … Continue reading

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Cold Sheep Revisited

At the end of the last year I realized that my yarn stash was eating my life. (More accurately, it was eating the corner of my bedroom where it lives.) The logical solution to this problem, other than to de-stash, … Continue reading

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Roving Database

Last Fall, or perhaps that Fall before, I took Felicia Lo’s class on Craftsy on spinning. It was delightful and I learned a lot about technique and spinning with color. Since then, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Wool Photos

To start off we have these lovely singles (a single thread or ply, if you will.)  They’ve both been in my wool stash for way too long (and the purple and green one has been on the bobbin since last … Continue reading

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Accidental Hiatus…and why I craft

I haven’t knit a stitch in more than a month. Now, this is pretty unusual for me. Knitting is very relaxing and centering for me (and for many people. It used to help rehabilitate prisoners and many people have written … Continue reading

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To sum up, February was busy but March might be busier still.

My big goals for February were another grant deadline for my dissertation. Reading some books and articles for my dissertation. Transcribing and then coding some data for a secondary project. Participating in the Ravellenic Games. Brewing. And, finally starting the … Continue reading

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WiPs to Fos

I enjoy checking off my list. I really, really do. I like knowing I have started and completed projects. But, focus is something I really have a dearth of. It is so hard for me to concentrate on anything for … Continue reading

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Glass Bowl Series # 49 & 50

I’m planning on spinning these two together, I think, after taking Felicia Lo’s craftsy by

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Glass Bowl Series #45

Wool from Llady Llama. This is going to be such a lovely heathered yarn when it’s done, don’t you think? by

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