Category Archives: Spinning

Wonderwool Wales Part Two – a major purchase

I had a hidden agenda while we were at Wonderwool Wales this year, and it ended with a major purchase. For years I’ve been lusting after a more portable spinning wheel than my Ashford Traditional. Every year I try out … Continue reading

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August 2016 Resolutions – this won’t be a monthly thing!

It can’t possibly be mid-August already! How the heck did that happen?? I couldn’t believe it when I checked the last time I had blogged, and saw it was the 7th of July. The month has been so busy. It’s … Continue reading

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Knitting a rainbow! – Fibre to yarn to shawl

I’ve been looking for some rainbow yarn I spun up last year, and I apparently never blogged about it. The first yarn was here, and I documented that really well, but the second lot escaped somehow. I have just started … Continue reading

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Spin all the things!

I have taken the time while I’ve been on knit-rest to do some sorting out, and am now starting to spin all the things! I’ve been doing a lot of YouTube videos rather than blog posts recently has been because even … Continue reading

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Repeated Repetitive Strain, with bonus video!

Today for you, my lovely readers, I have repeated my Repetitive Strain Injury blogs from two years ago, with an additional video to talk you through the tl;dr aspects of the post. This is helpful for everybody, not just knitters, … Continue reading

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Mid-month Resolutions Update: February 2016

It’s a good things it’s time to do my mid-month resolutions as I’m feeling a little lost at the moment. There’s a lot going on here with work, so much crafting to do, and there are also trolls skipping around … Continue reading

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Blazing Rainbows – spinning fibre!

I’m super thrilled to have just managed to list some of my favourite fibre on Etsy – blazing rainbows! I’ve had this for a little while and have been spinning up a sample, but there are Things happening with my … Continue reading

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February 2016 Resolutions, with a January recap

Oooh I can’t believe it is nearly February 2016 already! Where are the years going? The first time I realised that years had ‘names’, was in 1995. It was the first time I wrote the full date (at the age of … Continue reading

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Aurora! An antique spinning wheel

Meet Aurora! This is my new spinning wheel, a beautiful, beautiful old girl that my darling daddy gave me for Christmas. There is a lot of work to do on her, so you’ll get that over the next few months, … Continue reading

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Dandelion Yarn

I know, things have (again) been quiet around here – I’ve been making, among other things, Dandelion Yarn! I’ll explain in a moment, but in the meantime here’s a little update on where I will be in the next couple … Continue reading

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