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.… Continue reading I’m so excited!
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
Today the reason for my yarn obsession turns 8! My son was my inspiration to pick up needles again and learn as much as I have as well as adding a few more yarn related hobbies. I think some of the first things I made him were wool nappy covers and everyone hated them! As… Continue reading Cake anyone?
Non are conductive to a woman who wants to sit and get some spinning and knitting done, luckily I’m quite fond of my sprogs and dogs (sprogs are how I collectively refer to my children). This week has been half term at school and hubby’s birthday and a bank holiday weekend so it has mostly… Continue reading Sprogs, dogs and holidays…..
We have had a couple of really rainy days here in “sunny” yorkshire, I want to say today was better and it sort of was because it stopped raining but it was so muggy and grey it was just gross. Problem is days like today make me think of rainbows and bright colours and unfortunately… Continue reading SOS. Send rainbows!
I have given away the white faced woodland fleece! I spun up a little sample and washed and snapped it and left it to dry and its just not remotely what I was hoping for. It’s not rough but it’s not nearly soft enough for a scarf so I just don’t want to put the… Continue reading It’s gone