Author Archives: Amy King

Fix those hands!

The most often given comment, complaint, or question about working with silk hankies is that the hands are just a mess. The silk snags and pulls and gets stuck. This is the truth. It does do that. I don’t always … Continue reading

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Spinning Silk Hankies

If you’ve been following along in any of the social media I’ve been posting (and I feel like I’ve been reposting and linking everywhere) then you know I’ve done a spinning singles and plying videos for silk hankies. If you … Continue reading

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Spinning Challenge – Silk hankies

Hey Y’all. I just got done with my Instagram Live video talking about a few things… mojo and the lack thereof was the big statement I had to talk about. I remember in the early 2000’s I used to post … Continue reading

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Sock time!

I did an Instagram live (October 10th) and talked about making more merino sock yarn. Well I wanted to show you those socks. They’re just a simple 2ply handspun from merino. Simple socks. I don’t have a sock pattern, I … Continue reading

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Rip it. Just rip it.

Rip rip rip it. Sometimes a project just doesn’t work. No matter how much we want it to, it just isn’t. That’s this. It’s the one row scarf by The Yarn Harlot. I’ve made this scarf pattern a couple of … Continue reading

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Simplicity Pattern 5106

Simplicity Pattern 5106 is indeed a maternity pattern. I’ve had it forever and I’ve used it a bunch. A couple of times, I used it for it’s actual purpose as a maternity top. I really dig the shape of the … Continue reading

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New Favorite Scarf

I warped my loom at the end of winter and would weave a bit here and there when I had time. It wasn’t a project that I needed immediately so I took my sweet time getting it finished. After all, … Continue reading

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