Tag Archives: batts

All the Wooly Things I’ve Been Up To

Note: The GiveAway Llama visited me early this AM. She has Stuff she wants to giveaway. I told her that this post was already a wee bit on the long side, so The GiveAway Gifts and How To Get Your … Continue reading

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Hello, September

Let’s start this month off right, with an image of unparalleled beauty, which I hope will sweeten your day. RABBIT RABBIT RABBIT!! That is the silliest tradition, to say that the first day of each month. But there it is. … Continue reading

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Monday, give or take an hour of daylight

Last post, I was debating the all-consuming First World Problem of Clasps versus No Clasps on my Sandrilene: Yes, the clasps themselves are pretty.  Yes, I was incredibly clever and added glass flower beads to each sewn point. Yes, they … Continue reading

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finishing and fluff

Important News: Dusty has approved my BFL/Silk batts. He says that anything this close to the colour of his own fur is divine. I know you are all as relieved to hear this as I am. Bins of Batts I’ve … Continue reading

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TdF Day 7: Rolling more-or-less merrily along

Continuing the Saga of the Sweater Batts Once I spun up a three-ply sample from the Romney batts, I started having serious doubts. I wore the sample around my arm for a while, so I could see how we got … Continue reading

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purposeful yarn

Before We Proceed… I’d like to wish my sister Liz a Happy Birthday. Lizzie, don’t believe anyone when they tell you how old you are now. Just pull up a walker beside me and have some tea. They’re all just … Continue reading

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TdF Day One

There’s a lot of work to be done between washing a fleece and sitting down at the wheel (or grabbing your spindle). Today was the first day of Spinning Prep. I wanted a heathery/tweedy sort of yarn, the oatmeal grey/brown … Continue reading

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