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Corriedale Wool Top Update

Ah, the delightful comfort food of spinning….soft and versatile Corriedale Wool!  I’ve hand dyed a bunch of new colors for you, and they are available in the shop. 1. Japanese Maple , 2. Grape Smash, 3. Cloud Nine, 4. Peacock … Continue reading

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Fiber Update 11/24

I have been having quite the enjoyable time this week dyeing up all these different fibers!  New this week are Corrie X and Merino/Tencel.  Check out the newest on the block.  1. Tropical Rainbow – Hand Dyed Tussah Silk Sliver, … Continue reading

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Rainbows and Fall (Fiber Update)

Here’s the latest in the shop for hand dyed spinning fiber…… I heard you, and there are a few Rainbows: Tussah Silk!! The rest of these are Corriedale combed top.  BTW, I have proudly just dyed and sold nearly an … Continue reading

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Fiber Friday – Handspun

Today’s featured project is from Tracy.  She started with this 8oz braid of Corriedale, named Deep Rainbow.  She spun it into a thick single, then took it to an art yarn class….. And this beautiful coiled yarn is what she … Continue reading

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What’s on the wheel? Or… How to spin woolenish from combed top.

I thought it was about time for me to show you what I’ve been working on.  This is 6 out of about 10 ounces of fiber dyed by Carol Lee.  Mostly it yellow, green, and navy, but there are bits … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival

This past weekend I went to the Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival.  It was my first such event….and wow I wasn’t disappointed! We entered the first building of the Country Store, and didn’t make it any further for awhile, as … Continue reading

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Wheel lust

These days, I find myself glancing at the for sale forums at Ravelry, and other places for wheel destashing. I swear there is something added to each wheel that makes them addicting. Maybe they have a herding instinct or something. … Continue reading

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Fiber Baristas – Fiber Club

Hello!  Sorry I’ve been light on content this week. I’ve been working up a storm on an extra special treat for the final shipment of my Transitions Club, and dyeing up yarn for the Fiber Barista’s sock club….all of which … Continue reading

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Top Reconstruction-Part 4 (The one where it’s actually spun!)

Never thought I’d get to actually spinning this, did you?  Well, here it goes. I discovered that my diz made this huge honking roving that was just way too huge to spin from directly (at least for me, and for … Continue reading

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Roving Reconstruction – Part 3

Here’s the part where I actually end up with roving!!! To catch you up….here’s where I left off. One batt of pale green, and another batt of pale blue, carded up on my Fancy Kitty Kitten drum carder. I ripped … Continue reading

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