Category Archives: Spinning

Finally a Use for Milk

You learn something new every day.  At my last spinning gathering I learned that you can spin fiber created from milk protein.  Creating these fibers is an industrial process using a multi-stage chemical process, but is also green as the … Continue reading

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Snow Quiet

Apparently this did not publish seven days ago when I wrote it.  I apologize for the long silence.  I’ve a few more posts ready and some projects to share as soon as photos are taken.  For now, please pretend this … Continue reading

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Morning Oddities

What happened to Thursday?  It was like this… Describing my morning to my husband during a text exchange: “There was an accident and ambulance at the school turn in at drop off, a federal employee said I was dealing guns … Continue reading

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The Downside to Not Malling

6 balls of Polworth  (8 oz. total) and one of BFL/Tussah spun on the drop spindle.  All are waiting to be plied. Sewing is still stuck due to my inability to locate the fabric I’m looking for.  It doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Wheelspun Hat

What do you do when you want cream or navy aran for a hat to go with your cranberry coat and know that you have maybe brown and dark green aran? You realize that the hat pattern uses little enough … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Spindles

The pull of the Turkish spindle is real.  Those spinning weights, those pretty little centerpull balls, they whisper, “Come play.  Come play.”  So my birthday list included one (non-specific).  I was lucky enough to receive one too.  It was far … Continue reading

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Birthday Extravagance

I may not have had cake, but my birthday was a doozy this year.  My husband bought me a Brother 1034D serger and my in-laws gave me this Ashford Traveller spinning wheel (a hand-me-down from my MIL, who decided that … Continue reading

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