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Thigh Gap of Yarn

What does a thigh gap have to do with yarn? Nothing and something all at once. In the age of pictures and social media we always want to look good. Thigh gaps were all the rage not too long ago … Continue reading

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Basics – Fiber type and Staple Length

I’m working through a bunch of videos right now on basics. I really wanted my own answers to questions to be on YouTube so I can point people in that direction when they ask me a questions. Some weeks I’ll … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about Pills… again

I posted a video to my YouTube channel about pilling. But, if you like a good blog post, I posted about pills here a few years ago.  

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Less is More – Again

I wrote a pattern for Knitty in 2012 that was called Less is More. The concept for this pattern is that you can spin smaller amounts of handspun/handpainted yarn and with a little color knowledge it will make a gorgeous … 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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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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