Join Spin City and Knit Spin Quilt at the Kings County Fiber Festival on October 8! Continue reading Kings County Fiber Festival
I’m going to the Massachusetts Sheep and Wool festival this weekend and decided to turn it into a long weekend out of town visiting friends. And what do you do when you visit friends who knit? You bring them yarn they commissioned. (I sometimes spin for friends if they buy the fiber.) First some Gotland … Continue reading Pre-MASW update
I’ve been doing a lot of spinning recently. I’ve joined the Spin City sheep to shawl team, and I’ve been spinning a lot of Romney for warp for them: I’ve also been spinning Gotland fiber for a friend’s sweater: And I’ve spun up two skeins of Polwarth 3-ply yarn from Spunky Eclectic hand-dyed … Continue reading Spinning up a storm
Most of what I’ve been working on recently has been spinning, or English Paper Piecing or knitting. I blame the fact that my sewing table is COVERED IN STUFF. In any case, here are the two projects that I’ve been working on recently of which I have pictures. First is my cat supervising my spinning … Continue reading Spinning more, quilting less.
The fall semester has been kicking up into gear, so I’ve had less time to work on projects recently. It’s also influenced what I’ve been working on to a certain extent. That said, I’ve still gotten some things done! Finished: I made three notebook covers for classes, following Rachel’s tutorial on Stitched in Color. I’m … Continue reading WiP Wednesday as the semester first kicks in
I picked up a good bit of fiber at the Mass Sheep & Wool fair two weekends ago. The majority came from the Spunky Eclectic booth, where I sort of fell down on my credit card, and got four braids of beautifully dyed top. They had a merino/superwash merino/silk blend that was just beautiful to … Continue reading More spinning
Last weekend I visited a friend in Holyoke, MA, and on Sunday we went to the Massachusetts Sheep & Woolcraft Fair. There, we saw a whole lot of sheep (as expected). Some were very curious: Some had horns, though I didn’t get pictures of the ones that had four horns: And some were clearly destined … Continue reading MA Sheep & Wool