handspinning, Tutorials, Uncategorized

How to Fix Broken Yarn When Spinning; It’s Easy!

So you're spinning along, enjoying the relaxing rhythm of your work, when your yarn unexpectedly breaks! Maybe you over-drafted (my usual problem) or maybe your yarn wasn't twisted enough and just fell apart. What now?! No worries friends. It is easily fixed. I have made a short video to show you how it's done. Enjoy!… Continue reading How to Fix Broken Yarn When Spinning; It’s Easy!

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How to Carry Yarn Up the Side of a Crochet Project

Hi friends! Lately I've been working on a new design project. It will be on the blog soon. In the meantime, I want to share tutorial about one of the skills involved. This is a striped crochet project, which means color changes. Pros and Cons: When you are changing colors, you can cut your yarn… Continue reading How to Carry Yarn Up the Side of a Crochet Project

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Tunisian Infinity Scarf

For Christmas this year I was given two drop spindles, one from my mom and one from my sister.  My mom also gifted me 4 oz. of Merino roving.  I spun all of it into what we will call a thick-and-thin yarn (since that sounds better than inconsistent-thickness).  Most of it is probably fingering weight,… Continue reading Tunisian Infinity Scarf