Category: #spin15aday

January 2019 #spin15aday Events

Two #spin15aday events over on Instagram in January. If you are participating in one or both, make sure to tag your photos so you have a chance of winning one of these gift-aways from some wonderful #spin15aday sponsors: #spin15adaystashdown sponsor:  @dnali.thestudio (Thanks bunches, Nicky!)...

Join the #spin15adaystashdown 2019

We hope you will join us for a year-long spin and fiber stash diving! Each month (corresponding with the month number) has a theme to spin to. See what you have on hand to spin or find a fiber vendor, local or on-line, that…

December 2018 Challenge

Well, HoHoHo, December has arrived. We’ve been spinning all year, so I decided we needed to end the year with an easy, fun spinning/knitting challenge over on Instagram. Here’s what to do: Stash dive for about 100 grams of fiber or use up a…

Breed Study Conservation List

A while back, one of the lovely spinners on Instagram asked if within the breed study we could focus on conservation listed wool breeds.  I thought that was an excellent idea. So, I made an executive decision (laughing, because how executive can you get…

Can a maker be a minimalist?

Today I threw a poll out on my IG story to see what other maker’s thought of the above-listed question. As you can see of the percentage of yes/no answers, most folks say we can be maker’s and a minimalist too. You might be…

Fall, Spinning and Apple Muffins

I baked you some apple muffins! Well, not really, as they probably wouldn’t ship well and I may eat them all before they could get sent out to you. What I did do is find you some spinning time! How did I do that?…

#campspin15 videos

I’ve been busy with the very first #campspin15, held August 4 – 8, 2018.   This was a virtual camp for spinners on Instagram.  I think it may have been a success. Here are a majority of the videos I created for and from posts…

August Wool Breed Study: Bluefaced Leicester

BFL – photo from Bluefaced Leicester Union of North America A few facts about BFL: Fiber: 24-28 microns Staple Length:  3-6 inches (longwool) Natural Colors: Mostly white, can have black or gray genes. A fiber quite easy to find and available in both fleece…

Curveballs & Grounders

Baseball terminology?  Why yes, that was the first thing that came to my mind as I am sitting here at my computer in the studio after an eight hour day on the computer at work. I haven’t played baseball in years.  I did work…

#spin15aday Wool Breed Study Poll – Fall 2018 Results

The results are in: October 2018 – Eider November 2018 – Suffolk December 2018 – Herdwick (runner-up)    

#spin15aday News – The Reminder Issue ~ June 24, 2018

The “Reminder” issue is out! You can read it here if you are not signed up for the newsletter.

#spin15aday Newletter – May 27, 2018 edition

The May 27, 2018 newsletter for #spin15aday was mailed out at midnight. There’s a quick shout-out about Tour de Fleece! You can read the latest issue here!

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