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I’m with Team Nevermore: Tour de Fleece 2013

I’m with Team Nevermore: Tour de Fleece 2013

On Saturday June 29th spinners across the interwebs started on a journey.  The Tour de Fleece is an event that gives spinners (is there a better term for a group of people who spin yarn? There should be) a chance stretch themselves, learn new things,…

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Around Here

Around Here

  I thought I should update and let you know a little bit of what’s going on around here. I’m on month four of an incredibly persistent migraine. This has left me working on projects as I feel up for it and often sleeping ridiculous…

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The Kool-Aid Woobie Test

The Kool-Aid Woobie Test

I have been thinking a lot about next steps lately.  Next steps as far as where we will go after Ryan is done with his PhD, next steps in treating my chronic illnesses, next steps in my crafting skills, and next steps in building my…

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First Single Ply

First Single Ply

Yesterday I spun my first skein of single ply yarn.  When a spinner discusses ply they are referring the number of strands a finished skein of yarn is made up of.  2-ply yarn is very common for hand spun yarn. I’m writing about my experience here…

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Friday Night Spinning!

Friday Night Spinning!

Tonight I am spinning Shetland un-dyed wool. The white is a bit more slippy than the rest of the types.

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