Category Archives: Handspinning

Tour de Fleece 2014

Well, I thought I was gonna be posting almost every day of the Tour de Fleece.  You know, the yearly event for handspinners that coincides with the Tour de France. The idea is to challenge yourself to a spinning project … Continue reading

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Spinnin’ Away

So I thought I’d post some photos of some recent spinning that I’ve done. Cuz I no jass sit around da hale doing nuttin’, ya know. So dis first one is called “Park Lane” by Snerb Fibers. It’s Blue-Faced Leicester, … Continue reading

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My Spinning Wheel Stay Fixed!

So yesterday my spinning wheel came back to me! I’d talked to Kyle at Paradise Fibers and he told me it was all pau and he was just getting ready to ship it back to me. So, not only did … Continue reading

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My Spinning Wheel Wen Broke

Well, I don’t mean my spinning wheel wen broke. I mean one of dem wen broke. My Louet S70, is a workhorse. I bought it used about eighteen years ago. I already had a spinning wheel, but a friend of … Continue reading

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Oh yeah.

Forgot to add that I’m spinning this awesome BFL/Silk from Raven Ridge Fiber in the “Pine Bark” colorway. It’s my first time spinning this fiber combo and I just love it. It practically spins itself.

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A Tale of Two Wheels, Chapter 2

We first started on Numbah 20. Iwakalua in Hawaiian. Maybe that will be her name.

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A Tale of Two Wheels, Chapter 1

Well, it started with my lovely Joe Jorgensen myrtlewood spinning wheel, which I bought from my spinning teacher. I’d always wanted a myrtlewood wheel and she wanted to sell hers. So. It became mine.

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365 Days – Catch-Up Yet Again

K’den. Hope dis da lass time I gotta do dis!! Get on da kini popo, Moki! 17 July: Spinning for Tour de Fleece. Actually, I think I should call it Tour da Fleece. LOL.

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Catching Up Yet Again. Sheesh.

Ya know, Tour de Fleece was just wonderful. I did some handspinning every day, and I accomplished a lot, learned a lot, and had a lot of fun. But I also got ‘way behind on my posts, and I really … Continue reading

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Giving up on catching up on 365 Days

I decided there’s no way I can play catch up, so if you’d like to see my July photos till today, try go here. The Tour de Fleece is going on right now, same time as the Tour de France. … Continue reading

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