Well this is nifty

The last time I was in my LYS (The Village Knitter in Babylon), I picked up a really useful tool: a Needle Keeper for circular needles! Mine is silver, but they come in a variety of colors It works wonders at keeping my sharp Chiaogoo size 1s from poking holes in my project bag (or through my purse). I only wish I had one of these when I was dragging my Pi shawl around. I wouldn’t have ended up with a zillion dropped stitches! In other news, Shannon Okey, Mad Scientist at Cooperative Press and all around good person, is trying to buy back the rights to her book ‘Spin to...

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Spinning wheel review #01: HansenCrafts MiniSpinner

One of my faults is that I’m a wheel collector. I have more wheels than I ┬áhave room for, or time to spin on. Very few of my wheels get the use that they deserve, and yet I’m not looking to re-home very many of them. I worry that even if I rehome them, more will come in to take their places. I thought I might review some of them so that I might help other spinners along the way. I’m still coming up with a format for these, so please bear with me. HansenCrafts MiniSpinner Flyer system: Scotch Tension Weight: About 4lbs Wheel Style: Electric Spinner Ratios: NA Flyer rotates...

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