Tour de Fleece day 3

Actual work is getting in the way of my spinning. This is that same four ounces of fiber, now wound up onto little four inch weaving bobbins. See the maroon fiber wrapped around each bobbin? That’s the spacer yarn, which indicated where to start/stop each bobbin of fiber. The little bobbins are pretty consistent, just by my eye. The scale plays that out, for the most part: 25g, 20g, 18g, 19g, 17g, 20g, 21g, 21g Considering that I just eyeballed the splits on these, I’m happy with how even these turned out. There will be some spare singles, sure, but nothing too¬†egregious. The...

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Classes and Hallockville Fiber Fair

Administrivia: The Class Descriptions are up! Thank you so much for being so patient! Knit One Spin Too has posted class descriptions for Spin-U. We have so many exciting classes planned! I’m thrilled to be teaching my Plying for color class, in both a three hour and a six hour version and¬†Heather Ordover is offering her Socks a Go Go class (it has homework. Be prepared!). Rosanne Mordt is going to show us supported spindling on some beautiful Cherry wood Neal Brand spindles and bowls, and if supported spindles aren’t your thing, Heather Ordover will teach Suspended...

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So much has happened!

Let’s get the Administrivia out of the way first: Changes to Vendor Options We have made a change to the Vendor Registration, giving our vendors three options for participating in Spin-U. Please check out the Vendor Application Details page for more information Vendor registration is ending soon! Spinning Handpainted Fiber On Thursday, 5/3 I traveled to Maryland to teach a class in Spinning Your Handpainted Fiber at the lovely Kate’s studio. All those samples that I had been spinning were laid out for my students, and we talked about different...

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