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
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
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
I wish I was coming back to say that the reason I have been gone so long is that I had magically worked out how to process my fleece. That’s not the case though. I have actually decided that my attempts at fleece are doomed to failure, for now at least. I think I need… Continue reading Oops
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…..