Category Archives: Tour de Fleece

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

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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

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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

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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

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2017 Tour de Fleece: Pau

Well, I didn’t get as involved with the TdF as I’ve been in the past; just too much going on every day. But I did manage to watch a bunch of it on TV. But this is what I did … Continue reading

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Tour de Fleece 2017

I’ve been busy with the Tour de Fleece, and haven’t posted anything about it! Gah!! So here are some photos of my progress. Hmm… I got a new external hard drive to avoid Photobucket, but I have a few glitches … Continue reading

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Tour de Fleece 2016, Chapter Two

Whew. Stay pau da Tour de Fleece. I always love doing it, and don’t push myself too hard; pressure means no fun, at least for me. So here’s the rest of da photos. I finished filling the second bobbin, and … Continue reading

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