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Call Him Ishmael

Minerva says hey. At the start of the New Year, I made a decision about my 2013 knitting. I wanted to knit as many sweaters as possible. I wanted to broaden my sweater construction technique. It only takes a quick look at my pattern page […]

Hand-Spun FO

And finally, we have the fruits of this weekend’s labours. A soft, slightly slubby 2-ply, sport weight yarn. One ply is alapaca, silk, merino, and first which I blended on my hackle, and the other ply is alternating green and pink hand dyed silk. It […]

Winter WoolFest 2012

Just thought I would nip in real quick and let everyone know that I will be one of the Vendors at Winter WoolFest 2012 in Wamego, KS. I will have everything you see listed in my shop, and hopefully a few extra special items that […]

Silk for Christmas

I received a very generous, very luxurious early Christmas present on Sunday. A baggie full of silk! Pictured above is a stack of silk hankies (mawata). I haven’t weighted it, but I believe it’s about 40g or so–or a projects worth. It’s all undyed. I […]

Building a Hackle

For about a month now, I have been determined to make my own hackle. A hackle is a tool for blending spinning fiber and/or for pulling your own roving out of fleece. Unfortunately, all the lovely professionally made ones have giant metal tines which made […]

Handmade Cyber Monday Haul

Last Monday morning, I sat down to work on my blog post for the day and edit some pictures for the etsy shop, but when I pulled up my etsy account, I got a little side tracked by the wonderful sales my online fibery friends […]

December Spinning Complements

When I launched the idea of Spinning Complements last week, I didn’t expect them to sell on the same day. However, since they did I thought I would make an extra special December edition. Up in the etsy shop right now. This month I am […]

Big Update

I have been working hard over the past few days to build the inventory back up in the shop after my sneak attack. Five new items are up today, and a couple of things that are waiting to dry and be photographed. My favorite is […]

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