So edges were my focus for project number 2 but I decided to be slightly more ambitious and go with something that used up the whole width of the loom. I’ve stuck with a plain weave so that I could do that and not worry about anything else. I used 2 cakes of Ice Yarns… Continue reading Wonderful weaving
Sorry, I’m not up to much of anything at the minute. I’m in the middle of swapping from my part time job at Asda to becoming a carer for my mum so I have a few things on the go but they are slow going. I’ve got another Persian Tiles blanket on the go some… Continue reading The post Christmas lull
Originally posted on MelsNattyKnits:
Have you heard about Boomerang Bags? I hadn’t until my friend Jo, who’s heavily involved in sewing them, told me all about this incredible movement. Boomerang Bags is a grassroots, community driven movement tackling plastic pollution at its source. Volunteers from all walks of life get together to make re-useable ‘boomerang…
So I guess this is a review of sorts but it’s worth keeping in mind that I have been spinning less than a year and the blend I was spinning was new to me. That being said I love my new jumbo flyer! The sliding hooks make it much easier to get a nice even… Continue reading First spin on the Jumbo flyer
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.
Now I’m not saying that bigger is always better, but I want a bigger one. I think I am going to have to invest in a jumbo flyer or remind my husband that he does love me very much and get him to treat me to one. All my 100g skeins have to be split… Continue reading Bobbin envy
My current spinning project was going to be a 2ply, one single a rainbow, the other a pretty natural white. I completed my rainbow at the weekend and it’s now sat waiting for me to finish the second single so I can ply. However just as I sat down with my beautiful clean white merino… Continue reading Life is better in colour