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!
A whole book of crochet borders! Today I have a book review for you. This is Every Which Way Crochet Borders by Edie Eckman. I was sent this book by Storey Publishing (thank you!), in hopes that I would write a favorable review, but I never say what I don't mean, so no worries there. You… Continue reading Book Review: Every Which Way Crochet Borders
More handspun to show you!!! I love spinning. I do it when I don't have an urgent project...or when I feel like avoiding my work. So, I have this Malabrigo Nube in colorway #866 Arco Iris. It is very colorful. When I got this roving I expected that it would produce very loud, bright yarn.… Continue reading Not What I Thought, a Story of Handspun Yarn
Introducing my newest pattern, "On Fire Wrap". This pattern is self-published, and is available on Ravelry and Etsy for $4.00. It is also available on Craftsy and LoveCrochet.I will be teaching a project class on this wrap in January at my LYS. Hope lots of you can come! You can find out date, time, and… Continue reading On Fire
For Christmas this year I asked for, and received, a spindle -- I got 2 in fact! The one pictured above was from my mom. It is a medium-weight, high- or low-whorl one that I think will make a good multi-purpose spindle. My oldest sister got me a low-whorl, comparatively heavy, rim-weighted spindle that I… Continue reading Handspun