This is my first year participating in the Tour De Fleece festivities. First I made some goals.
I will dye my own fiber this year. (I have never dyed before)
I will spin up my home dyed fiber
I will work with wools I haven't spun before
I will improve my long draw
I will experiment with diffierent plying methods
I will have fun
First I had to pick which fibers I would dye and how I…Continue
This is gonna have to be a fast and furious blog cause that has been the pace of my life lately and if I'm not careful everything will truck on without me. Momentum, what can you do about it?
so I got a spinning wheel at the end of February. Here it is, my Kromski Sonata in walnut, some of you will notice that even though I tried like hell to have a wheel different from my mums, I don't. I am really happy with it, even though we have had a few troubles.…Continue
I have been feeling pretty proud, not quite cocky, but almost. I haven't been knitting that long but I am being couragious and I am having all these positive experiences. But lately everything I cast on is total crap. When Mom was here visiting I tried working on this lacy scarf with butterfly motif and decorative beading for my DSIL. I cast on so many times too many times, more than twenty, maybe even more than that indiscernable number.
After mom left I took the skein of KP…Continue