Tag Archives: handspun

are we there yet?

The last post ended with this: That same yarn has now been transformed into this: Woot! A sweater body for Sandrilene, or most of one, anyway. Even better: It appears to fit. Even better #2: That photo was taken a … Continue reading

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Let the-Games-that-Shall-not-be-Named Begin

So, the Tour de Fleece ended last week, and I am pretty proud of my efforts. 642 yards of 3-ply silk/BFL, washed and ready to go. I was truly thrilled with how consistent the yarn was overall: During this photoshoot, … 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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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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mittens and the mysteries of process

I’ve been busy finishing things. No, I’m fine, thank you. No, no fever, and I don’t need to lie down right now. Thanks, I really am OK. I finished my newest pattern, Spring Has Sprung Mittens. The good news: It’s … Continue reading

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up to mischief, as usual

This post is for Renee, who wrote me such a lovely note last week…I need reminders like that one every now and then! Thanks, Renee. Up to lots of good There has been life on Planet Sandi. The sun is … Continue reading

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growing things

People are always asking me how long it takes me to spin something. The past few days, I decided to actually spin with an eye on the clock to give an accurate answer to this burning question. clicking any photo … Continue reading

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