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Speaking Of Knees…

…I’m scheduled for a partial knee replacement on September 10th. Scary, yeah? For the last year, my right knee, which is actually in better shape than my left one, has really been hurting bad.  I had to give up spinning … 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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Stage 17 – Tour de Da Kine

I got to spin for about four hours today at The Gathering. I took my time, also participating to the discussion, listening to my friends share, and having a really wonderful time.  I wasn’t spinning fast, just a relaxed time, … Continue reading

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Rest Day – Tour de Fleece…and a ride up the mountain.

We had an appraisal to do up in Government Camp; good timing for a rest day. This pretty skein is all washed and dried now. Ho da happy!  

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Tour de France Rest Day

So it was an official rest day yesterday. Some of us rested.

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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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