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Blue Lake Knitting – Spinning + Dyeing My Polwarth Yarn = Ultimate Fiber Fun

No big intro, no excuses, no what ifs, I’ll get right to the point.

I got a pound of Polwarth roving for Christmas, but what with already scheduled things, baby knitting, etc.  I hadn’t even touched it until this week.

Tuesday, I spun up the first single in about 2 hours, and fell in love with…


Added by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter on March 29, 2012 at 4:28pm — 24 Comments

Spinning Straw into Gold… or my first Jacquard Dye Experience

As I spun up my first 4 oz. of my golden llama/mohair fleece, I was very surprised at how the light would hit the yarn as it was spinning, and how all of the different shades would shine. Then I thought of the fairy tale …


Added by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter on May 28, 2010 at 3:06pm — 19 Comments

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