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
My son has very kindly let me pinch one of his collectors card folders and it is perfect for my spinning diary! Look! I have got some blank business cards on the way so that I can put all the details of what I have made on it with a little sample of the yarn… Continue reading I have a plan
Have I mentioned yet that I am a terrible hoarder of yarny things? I decided I need to try some different fleeces to really get a feel for what I like to spin (as you do). I also decided these should be some good British grown breeds and, after a brief conversation with Lisa from… Continue reading Fleecy fun
This was fun but a lot more work than I wanted, I also need a lot more practice. I think if I’m honest I’m not actually the worlds biggest fan of textured yarn which means, pretty though this is, it will sit in my stash for a long while before I have any idea what… Continue reading Lock spun results
I am taking the plunge this week and finally starting work on these beautiful golden curls that I have had sat around for a bit. I watched a couple of youtube videos that suggested for your first time you should do some prep work and open the locks out a bit to make drafting easier… Continue reading Lock spinning
I managed to find a little bit of time to finally get some of my fleece brushed out ready to spin at the end of last week. It’s a long process and pretty hard work, more than I thought it would be actually but I now have a few little rolags ready to go from… Continue reading Finally…..
The weather is still not being my friend. I probably could have got in the garden for an hour first thing this morning but I had to take one of the dogs to the vets (he’s fine) and then walk the other and once I got home and had done my house work it was… Continue reading Fun post