Category Archives: Handspinning

Hawaiian Time Post – Tour de Fleece

Oh, I have the best of best intentions to write posts. And then life happens. I got bogged down during Tour de Fleece, so I’m gonna start up again with all dem photos. At da coffee shop. Me spinning, and … Continue reading

Posted in Da Kine: Sometimes Full-on Pidgin, Handspinning, Tour de Fleece | 3 Comments

Sad News and Finding Spinning Solace

Yesterday I got some bad news, that my dear friend Carol, who’s been battling cancer since 2005, now had a metastasized tumor in her brain. I was stunned, upset, and very teary and emotional. I’d been spinning some mixed fiber, … Continue reading

Posted in Da Kine: Sometimes Full-on Pidgin, Handspinning, Tour de Fleece | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Tour de Fleece, Chapter Chree

I’ve been so busy spinning and photographing and posting my progress to Ravelry, that my poor bloggie gets left in the dust! So here’s more photos of what I’ve been doing.  I finished spinning Beargrass from Raven Ridge Fiber Arts … Continue reading

Posted in Da Kine: Sometimes Full-on Pidgin, Handspinning, Tour de Fleece | 2 Comments

Tour de Fleece, Chapter 2

Okay, this is what’s happened so far. Yesterday, Day 2, I finished spinning half of one braid and started on another. Kalakoa was helping by modeling my first bobbin. I saw one almost ripe blackberry in our driveway, too. Day … Continue reading

Posted in Da Kine: Sometimes Full-on Pidgin, Handspinning, Tour de Fleece | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Tour de Fleece 2018

Okay, pau the nostalgia and sadness for awhile. It’s Tour de Fleece time. Yep, it’s that time again, folks. That time of year where we handspinners attempt to try new spinning techniques or attempt to spin prodigious amounts of fiber … Continue reading

Posted in Da Kine: Sometimes Full-on Pidgin, Handspinning, Tour de Fleece, tour-de-fleece | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Da Kine Numba Six

Time for anodda da kine! My Christmas amaryllis from a year ago started blooming again!

Posted in 'Ono Kine Grindz, 365 Days, Da Kine: Sometimes Full-on Pidgin, Handspinning, Knitting | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

In Which I Was Small Kine Kaulana

You know how every year I participate in the Antique Spinning Wheel Showcase? It’s a two-day event, where spinners gather in the historic Aurora Colony’s Museum, and spin on their antique wheels. It’s a public event, and it’s amazing how … Continue reading

Posted in Da Kine: Sometimes Full-on Pidgin, Handspinning | Tagged , | 6 Comments