Tag Archives: hand spun

No Fuss Fractal Loving Forest Shawl

Yes, my friends, I actually cast on for a knitting project.  Don’t panic. But let me back up….. I finished spinning my Forest Targhee, which I used a fractal technique for (the link is to prior blog article about spinning … Continue reading

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Customer Project

This project was shared recently in our group on Ravelry.  She started with 8 ounces of yummy BFL wool top hand dyed in Lacey Maple. She then spun it up into delicious singles…… And then knit this Saroyan lacy scarf/shawlette … Continue reading

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A New Year

Here we go, with a fresh shiny new year!  Wonder what it will bring? So far, wildlife in the back yard.  What is under the trampoline? This is some smart deer.  Why melt a spot in the snow and get … Continue reading

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Music, food, and knitting!

Last weekend, we attended the Quad Cities Symphony’s Pops Concert. The program was mostly the music of John Williams (so, of course, utterly fabulous). This year the concert was held in the baseball stadium, since the floods earlier this season … Continue reading

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Fiber Friday, April 18

I got in a new brand of dyes this week, so I don’t have bunches to show you, but I hope you’ll enjoy them none-the-less!! This is April Showers, which is a thick and thin art yarn I hand spun … Continue reading

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Second Spinning Project

Yes, I know….you already hate me for my first yarn.  What can I say….I have a crafty thumb!  (Or maybe Lizzie learned well from her first owner, and is giving me hints along the way!!)  This project started out as … Continue reading

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