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?
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 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 thought I better write this down before I forget as I can see me wanting to recreate this. If it’s any good to you feel free to use it to create your own beautiful yarn. It might be worth noting I prefer a semi long draw technique when spinning. What I used I used… Continue reading Creating candy canes and rainbows
A couple of weeks ago I started to see people in the spinning groups I am in talk about the Tour De Fleece. When I asked what on earth they were talking about I was given vague answers from ” search Google” to “look on Ravelry” to “oh it’s just people spinning”. It basically got… Continue reading It’s all about The Tour
I made a start on actually documenting my spins yesterday and I do like the way they look lined up next to one another. I was going to print the cards with titles but I’m a bit of a tradionalist and I really like an excuse to get out a pen so I’ve decided to… Continue reading Spinning journal