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Annestown Beach – March 2018 Tiger Club

March is another month where I went with the colors I wanted, and fit an ‘inspiration’ to it. This has been just a long dreary winter and I was ready for some colors of spring! I love this picture of … Continue reading

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Elemental – April 2016 Tiger Club Reveal

Did you know that metals burn in bright colors?  Yup, they do!  In a really loose form of actually using my Chem minor, I took the ideas of these flames and put together 4 warm colors and 4 cool colors to … Continue reading

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Fleece Sampling

I thought I’d give you an update on the Corriedale/Friesian fleece I’ve been working on.  The washing is ongoing, but I encouraged myself by doing some sampling. I started very simply, just a lock and a Golding ring spindle. I … Continue reading

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The Year of the Turtle

This is the week I dye for club (which is quite pretty, BTW), so I don’t have anything new for the shop; although I didn’t blog about last Friday’s update of sock yarn…..plenty of self striping rainbows and Grand Old … Continue reading

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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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Sugar Coated Mitts

I have this tendency to tackle huge long term projects, so it seems I get nothing done at all.  To revive my interest and confidence, I decided to do a little project with the bits of Targhee I dyed as … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

Last month, I showed you my lovely stack of boxes full of fibery good stuff…..well it is time to show you a preview of what was in the largest two boxes, since it is the March FotM.  I (of course) … Continue reading

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Let’s take a spin….

I’ve been feeling lately like I haven’t done anything for awhile, so tonight I have a date with this here stuff…… The batts are ones I’ve recarded (with my Big Tom carder) from my misc. box of Brown Sheep mill … Continue reading

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Corriedale Top – Fresh from the Dyepot

Need some lovely comfort spinning for the rainy days of fall?  I have ten new colors of Corriedale wool combed top, all gently  hand dyed.   I love to spin these from the fold, sometimes splitting the top longways first to … Continue reading

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The box says it all!  Original delivery date of this guy was last July, but circumstances happened, the plans changed hands, and the plans were improved.  Now I have this.   Um.   Granola? Yup, more packaging than parts.  Just … Continue reading

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