Spinning, Weaving

Weaving Handbags

I’m working with a friend to create a new line of handspun, handwoven handbags. I’ll be doing the spinning and weaving, and my friend will be doing the sewing, putting the handbags together. I warped my rigid heddle loom at 10 ends per inch. The warp yarn is a commercially spun wool yarn that came… Read More Weaving Handbags


Nuno Felting Using Silk Hankies/Mawata

I wanted to point out this great tutorial on Ashland Bay’s website for using silk hankies (the kind you can spin with) and a bit of wool to make nuno felted scarves. Everything you need for this can be found in my shop. Ashland Bay Nuno Felted Scarves  

Knitting, Spinning, Weaving

Balling Yarn

I just found this on Youtube and thought it was brilliant. I usually use a cake ball winder, but if you don’t have one or want something that might be even faster, here it is. The video starts with a kitchen hand mixer, but she also shows an option with a drill near the end.