spun saturday

Jan 17th, 2009 spinning, swaps, yarn p8rn fridays

Hmm, “Fiber Saturday” doesn’t have quite the same ring to it, you know? Please address any complaints to my scheduling department. I’m showcasing this yarn because I can’t believe I just traded it away! It’s my handspun, and I think it’s so lovely… but I never got any ideas on what to make with it, so I’m trading it for more spinning fiber so at…

fiber friday

Aug 8th, 2008 spinning, swaps, yarn p8rn fridays

The other day, I had one of those funny mailbox moments– the kind that every Secret Pal participant lives for. When you find something in your mailbox and are stumped by “But I didn’t order anything.” It always takes a minute before it dawns on you– my secret pal sent me something awesome! (Insert happy dance here.) My secret pal – whoever she may be…

ssshhhh

Jul 28th, 2008 spinning, swaps
monster hair skein

Please don’t tell anyone how I barely knit a stitch over the weekend. Oh, and please don’t tell them how the spinning progress I’m showing you today isn’t even from this weekend– it’s from *last* weekend! Someone might get the impression that I don’t appreciate weekends as important sources of valuable knitting time– I do! I just don’t know what happened. I had so much…

spun

Jul 20th, 2008 spinning

A while ago, I showed you some roving from the Dyeing Arts that I had just gotten, and it’s taken me almost a month to spin up the 4 ounces of superwash merino, since I’ve been so busy with other projects. I think it was worth the wait (and I hope you do too!), since I’m really pleased with the way the finished yarn came…

dyeing of spinsanity

Jun 25th, 2008 dyeing, other, spinning

I couldn’t even wait to take a couple “before” pictures of my latest fibery endeavor before I jumped right in and started spinning. I had ordered this lovely spindle from Spinsanity to allow me to spin lighter yarns than my heavier homemade one. It’s great! I really love how it looks, and how the square shape is a little unusual. It’s also really great to…