Author Archives: Amy King

Washing yarns

I’m lazy sometimes. I make singles and then it sits there. I need bobbins so I ply them and then they sit there. I need the bobbins again so I skein it off and then it sits there. Every so … Continue reading

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Weaving Today…

Sometimes it seems like I so rarely do more weaving then test weaves for the club or for classes I’m working up a curriculum for. Yet, sometimes I manage to get in a little bit here and there. I have … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Shawls

Once I finished knitting that big sweater project I decided to work on shawls. Which both turns out are newer projects. We don’t need to talk about the 5 or 6 sweaters that are already on the needles or the … Continue reading

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Tax write off

A little finance lesson for ya today since we’re just about at tax time. Just write it off. It’s a tax write off, no worries. I hear this time and again. Sometimes friends will say it and laugh knowing what … Continue reading

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Handspun yardages

A question that I get quite often is; “How much yardage will I get out of this fiber?” That’s a loaded question. How are you spinning it? Woolen or worsted? Do you spin dense? Do you spin airy? What weight … Continue reading

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Personal Control Cards

This is something that I talked about in my Craftsy Class. That’s a $20 off link by the way, just in case you haven’t taken the class yet. It’s also something that I’ve talked about in my book Spin Control … Continue reading

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Fiber/Pottery Combos

I’m heading off to SPA tomorrow. SPA is an event every winter in Freeport, Maine. I’ve somehow managed to go to all but one of them. And the one I missed I thought I was dying with a stomach flu … Continue reading

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