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Last Day to Win This Yarn Trio

I just wanted to post a quick reminder that tomorrow is the last day to sign up to win this set of bulky thick-and-thin handspun yarns. You can sign up to win here: I’ll be posting the winner on Sunday here, on Facebook, and on Instagram.    


Lavender and Lace

I just finished making some very soft yarn that is 50% merino for elasticity and memory, 25% angora for softness and halo, and 25% alpaca. I purchased the alpaca and the angora just last week at the Flagstaff Wool festival and couldn’t wait to put it to good use. Here are some photos of the… Read More Lavender and Lace


Making Gelato

I decided that for once I would take photos of all the steps of spinning while I was working on “Gelato,” my latest yarn.  Because I’m expecting a baby, I decided that it would be better safe than sorry and I’d take a 9-month hiatus from dyeing.  I know that lots of people do dye… Read More Making Gelato


Spinning from Batts

I love spinning from batts.  They’re fluffy and light and full of color and texture, but when I received my very first art batt, I wasn’t quite sure how to proceed.  In case I’m not the only one, I thought I would go through a few different ways to spin from art batts: 1.  If… Read More Spinning from Batts