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Handspun Yarn Experiment: Finished Spin Show & Tell

Handspun Yarn Experiment: Finished Spin Show & Tell

I have finished plying my most recent skein of handspun. A 3-ply skein weighing 155g and 400m in length, this was my attempt at spinning something a bit heavier than my usual spinning output. Most of the general tips I have seen on spinning a […]

Spinning A 3-Ply Progressive Rainbow

Spinning A 3-Ply Progressive Rainbow

I haven’t spun in a long while. I’ve spun on and off for the better part of ten years, first on spindles and then I later bought myself a spinning wheel as a congratulations to myself for persisting. It was one of my more symbolic […]

Finished Spinning Project: Stormborn 2ply Yarn

Finished Spinning Project: Stormborn 2ply Yarn

Last week I completed a simple spinning project that had been on the wheel for a while. This basic, 2-ply yarn started out as two gradient batts that the seller (JustADaydream on Etsy) had named ‘Storm’. The finished yarn then got the nickname Stormborn, after […]

Spinning Progress On The Storm Batts Hampered By Illness

Spinning Progress On The Storm Batts Hampered By Illness

I’m feeling pretty under the weather at the moment, so the darker shades of this fibre are pretty indicative of my overall mood and health. Last week I started spinning one of the batts that I had treated myself to, with the hope that this […]

WIP: Spinning Up A Storm

WIP: Spinning Up A Storm

I have returned from work the past few days a little bit brain worn and weary, and thought that it might be a good idea to find something automatic and tactile to enjoy creating, where I wasn’t trying to tackle complicated matches or the realisation […]