As fiber enthusiasts, finding a good documentary on the craft is always a good thing. Enjoy! A short film by Phil Ives
We are going to do it again, though some of you have never stopped! #spin15aday is coming up starting January 1 and we'll be taking the #spin15aday2018challenge! Are you in? What to do: Spin. 15 minutes a day. Simple. You get to decide what you are spinning, how you are spinning, when you are spinning.… Continue reading #spin15aday2018challenge
It's been awhile since I've posted, nearly five months. Time to get back at it. This week's wool breed is Colored Ryeland. Picture from Wikipedia I'll be spinning up this 20 grams @bakewell_hearts shared with me awhile back. Historically, the Ryeland sheep are thought to be from as early as the 1300's, where monks raise the… Continue reading Wool Breed: Colored Ryeland
What would you do if you ran across a bulky spinner for $40 on Craigslist? A. Admire the photos and move on. B. Ask yourself why you would even need another spinning wheel C. Contact the seller, find out if it's available, then drive an hour one way to buy it. The answer: C This… Continue reading Harris Spinner
There is nothing fiber-wise that I won't jump in headfirst when it comes to trying. The inkle weaving loom is no exception. I've noticed a few weavers posting about their inkle weaving and looms on Instagram lately, which made me sit up and take notice. Before I ordered my inkle loom, I binge watched YouTube… Continue reading Inkle Weaving and Books!