Category Archives: spinning

Summ-er(ar)-y Things

WOW, it’s been a long time since I blogged. Things have been crazy here as usual. Here’s a rundown: ~The Boy LOVES his pump. Not so much the insertion sites, but we all see the ease with which the daily … Continue reading

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Mail Call!

Recently, the postman has been busy delivering things to my house. I entered the Survivor Pool on the knitting website Ravelry, and lo a behold, I won!! Since I enter tnis pool, as well as one for Dancing With the … Continue reading

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How I Make Yarn, Continued

Okay, when I finished up over there, I was talking about ‘carding’ the fiber with hand cards – mine are Ashford student hand carders, 72 point. Once the fiber is nice and smooth, I then roll the fiber into rolags. … Continue reading

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And Another One On The Way

So, Yesterday, I had a day off with The Boy. The reason? 3 inches of snow on the ground (which had melted off the roads and sidewalks by about 9:00 in the morning. Oy. Here’s the backyard in it’s snowy … Continue reading

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Off The Wagon

Guess who now belongs to me? Her! I’m very happy, if even more broke, now. I’m happy to have supported my favorite all-time local yarn shop in buying it, and I think the Ashford products are wonderful besides (and I … Continue reading

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