Category Archives: Spinning

Spun

Last weekend’s spinning goal was this gorgeous swirl of pastel happiness… It took about a week….. I’m not sure why it took so long, I think I’m coming out of that crazy spinning jag I’ve been on for about a … Continue reading

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The Tale of a Squillion Guavas

Next to our deck, there is a guava tree growing.  It is not a big guava tree, but all Summer I watched with anticipation as these tiny little hard green balls got bigger and finally, after months, started to turn … Continue reading

Posted in Fooooooooood!, Knitted Monsters, Spinning | 60 Comments

Better late than never?

Thanks to a looooooooooooooooooooong lovely weekend, I’ve managed to get some projects finished.  And photographed too.  Isn’t four lovely days of nothing-to-do just the best?  Yesterday it was sunny for the first time in over a week, so I managed to … Continue reading

Posted in SOCKS!!!, Spinning | 56 Comments

Wee Peggy

A while ago now, I fell in love with a Little Peggy.  I saw this Little Peggy sitting in a knitting shop and was immediately enamoured with her, just amazed at how CUTE she was and wanted one immediately. Until … Continue reading

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Beasties

Beastie Number One: Monster for Bradley. Like most crafty people, I get a looooooooooooooot of requests from people to make them stuff.  I always say no, unless the asker is Mum, KB or it is something for Pixie, because things take … Continue reading

Posted in Richie the Lamb!, Slow Yarn Movement, Spinning | 57 Comments

Thank God it’s Friday

No matter how much you enjoy your job, when you work Monday to Friday from 8.30-5.00, Friday evening is an exciting time of the week.  I’m celebrating with a delicious pizza, prepared by KB… (all gone now… it was delish!) This … Continue reading

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Alfred

Slow yarn totally rocks my world.  I’ve posted about it on various occasions, the concept of taking some undyed fluff, (I personally prefer nice, clean, carded wool rather than ‘in the grease’) dyeing it in lovely shades of preferred colour … Continue reading

Posted in Knitted Monsters, Slow Yarn Movement, Spinning | 54 Comments

Slow

I learned to spin in June last year, and on July 2nd 2011 I wrote this post about spinning the above spiral of loveliness into yarn.  You might remember that post if you have been visiting Raymond and me for a long time … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting!, Slow Yarn Movement, Spinning | 75 Comments

The Third Wheel.

It has been some months since I’ve had a chat with you about spinning yarn… I happen to know it has been this long because I remember vaguely, quite some time ago, telling you all about my new spinning wheel and … Continue reading

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Colour Junkie

I love colour, that’s no secret,  I love being immersed in the bright and vibrant energies that colours create, the way each colour has a different vibration that stimulates a different response from me.  My home is normally a colourfest, but as … Continue reading

Posted in Cables, Colour Therapy!, Dyeing Wool, Mum's Sheep, Spinning | 33 Comments