Ok, so it’s been a long while, in fact when I looked at the last piece of content I uploaded that was written by me it was February. So Firstly I apologise for the long silence. I don’t have a reason per se, it’s just that life got busy and I took on a second… Continue reading It’s been a while
Originally posted on Olympic Spinning Wheels:
This wheel was designed to be a commanding presence in my spinner’s living room, which has a lot of beautiful Chinese furniture. The color of the wood and the style is made to blend with these pieces. But that is about where the similarities end. The wheel has a…
So I’ve been quiet for a while as I have been making like a mad person to get ready for a craft fayre on Good Friday. I only go for craft fayres as you hope that they will be just that; fellow artisans plying their handmade wares to people who know what they are looking… Continue reading The perils of the craft fayre
Fantastic post Wool n' Spinning I have had a number of questions in the Ravelry group about ratios and whorls* for spinning wheels. There are some really good resources out there to get started using and understanding ratios, some conversations more technical and others more basic. *Please note that ratios and whorls is used in… Continue reading Rather than yarns you happen to create … whorls and more.
Unfortunately I’m very late with this, I had a bad week the week before last and did almost nothing however this week has been ok. I’ve made a couple of skeins of yarn The first one is another thick and thin pretty pastel with rolags from Kaleidoscope Fibre Arts. The second is a DK weight… Continue reading Catch up 20.2.18
It’s been a bit of a busy week life wise so I haven’t had a chance to write up my rolags spin, it will happen! I’m on it, honest, and be assured I am a convert and rolags are definitely a fun way to spin. In related news the stunning pastel yarn I made last… Continue reading Weekly Round-up 4.2.18
This last week I have mainly been carrying on with the Persian Tiles blanket. I have a few more blocks ready but plenty left to do, this is one of my current favourites While I’ve managed to warp my loom this week I’ve only managed a few passes on the scarf so there isn’t really… Continue reading Slightly late update for 28.1.18