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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 […]

FO: Handspun Yarn rainbow Cushion

FO: Handspun Yarn rainbow Cushion

I finished the crocheted front of this cushion quite a while ago but I have now finally got my act together and created the back and sides of the cushion as well. On top of this I have even made a custom cushion pad to fit […]

New Things – Yarn And Knitting Bag Addition

New Things – Yarn And Knitting Bag Addition

My handspun yarn is now dry and has been wound into a handy centre-pull ball, ready for use. It has been weighed and measured and comes out at about 125g, 353m (386 yards), and 16-18wpi. I’m so happy with this yarn that I may cast […]

FO: 3-ply Orange Handspun Merino Yarn

FO: 3-ply Orange Handspun Merino Yarn

The 3 single plies have been spun together to result in my first ever 3-ply handspun yarn. Plying the yarn took less than a couple of hours and it was an absolute joy to see the finished yarn taking shape. Once the yarn was plied […]