Well it has finally happened, I have ditched a spinning project with no intention at all of revisiting it. In all honesty I should probably have never started. I picked up the batt and it was a little coarser than I would like but I absolutely adore the colours so I put my reservations aside… Continue reading Abandoned
I love Fibreshare. My friend introduced me to the concept last year and I have taken part in every round since. I love putting together a parcel for someone I have never met and thinking that it could bring a little bit of joy to their day. I like the challenge of buying for someone… Continue reading Do you Fibreshare?
My mother in law and a friend have convinced me to go to Yarndale. I have never ever been to a yarn festival and I’m so super excited! I wish I had more time to save up but I guess this way I won’t need to buy a new shed to store fibre and yarn.
A little while ago I took part in a fibre swap on Facebook and amongst the beautiful fibres and gifts I received was a small amount of something very shiny and very pretty. Unfortunately the lady who sent it to me had no idea what it was so for a little while I put it… Continue reading Mystery fibre
This last week or so has seen some of the paintwork in my house being redone. As is to be expected this resulted in an amount of dust and various paint spots needing to be cleaned. Unfortunately this meant my husband commandeered a couple of my cotton wash cloths but they have more than served… Continue reading Useful crochet
This week has been our huge family get together. Once a year my husband’s family come together for a week and all 40ish of us find somewhere to stay and enjoy a big family holiday. For me though I always like to find a little treasure of a yarn shop. I like it when I… Continue reading Llyn Alpacas and Wendy’s Fibre Shed
I finally got round to working up some of the wool I have been making. I wanted a nice simple pattern that would allow the colours to speak for this piece (the information on the yarn I made is in an earlier post here) and I think I have accomplished that. It’s a single wrap… Continue reading On the Beach Neck Warmer