Posts Tagged With: Spinning

January 21, 2009

Not fair!

Christmas and birthday have both come and gone. Valentine’s Day, perhaps? I WANT THIS: Spotted here in Zebisis Designs on…

October 27, 2008

Produce yarn AND electricity!

I’m going to get one of these when I move to the middle of the Maine forest someday. (Hat tip…

September 8, 2008

Queen Liz (my Ashford Elizabeth 2 wheel) for sale

The Etsy listing is here, but if anyone out there in internetland would like to trade a Strauch drumcarder for…

March 18, 2008

Shades of my Knitty Gritty episode!

Martha Stewart is on Conan O’Brien’s show right now talking about spinning her chow chow (dog’s) fur into yarn. Well,…

Posted in Knitting
February 1, 2008

On the radar: Yarnia

Here’s a cool interview with Lindsey Ross of Yarnia, a new make-your-own-yarn store in Portland, OR. (Her blog is here).…

January 19, 2008

Spindolyns, hybrid knitting, machine-knit socks?

In response to a recent question from someone who saw my Knitty Gritty spinning episode (hi Amy!) — the supported…

August 3, 2007

I love YARN

Well, duh. But I’m referring to the Australian knitting magazine in this particular instance. Their April issue featured my favorite…

Posted in Knitting
June 25, 2007

I lichen tweed a lot!

After a weekend spent devouring Seasons on Harris: A Year in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides, I was compelled to order some…

May 11, 2007

Two Pagodas

Abby Franquemont also spun some of Pippi‘s Pagoda top. This is yummy stuff. Here’s my version at right, using the…

April 3, 2007

The true definition of torture

The true definition of torture is having a brand new wheel and giant box of fiber waiting for you, but…