Mulberry Wine

Here is my hand spun hand dyed worsted chunky yarn in a colorway I’ll call Mulberry Wine. It’s approx. 40 yds. of mixed wool and is listed for sale in my Etsy shop.

Dyeing up some new handspun

I’ve been spinning a lot lately and have finally figured out how to spin thin. So I spun up and plied about 75 yds. of the pound of mixed wool I bought last week at the Pittsburgh Knit & Crochet show and did some kettle dying. Initially, I wanted tonal reds but I wasn’t patient…

Mad Dancing Fairies

Here is my latest chunky hand spun posted for sale at my Etsy shop. It yields approximately 40 yds. and was hand dyed by Fibernymph Dyeworks in colorway Mad Dancing Fairies.

Blue Jay – My first hand spun

Here is my first spun up BFL from Threewatersfarm on Etsy in colorway Blue Jay. It is 2 ply. I love how it turned out- thick, chunky, bulky, and a little skinny here and there…I’m still getting used to my Sidekick 🙂 It yielded approximately 40 yds. Now, mind you, some of the 4 ounces…

Field of Greens

Here is my skeined hand-dyed alpaca in a colorway I call “Field of Greens”. There are 2 skeins side by side with the smaller (left) yielding approximately 95 yds. and the larger (right) yielding approximately 100 yds. I hope to have this up in my Etsy shop once I have my hand-spun skeined and ready.

Pittsburgh Knit & Crochet Festival 2013

My mom and I went to the Pittsburgh Knit & Crochet Festival today and it turned out to be a blast and a rather costly endeavor. Costly in the sense that I bought a spinning wheel amongst other purchases such as a crocheting DVD by Robyn Chachula, a book about spinning, some hand-dyed yarn by…

New yarn purchases

I went to Natural Stitches in the East End and picked up a few new yarns, a drop spindle, and some roving. I’m new to spinning on a spindle and so far so good. I’m getting used to the motions and am ready to make a homemade lazy Kate. So regarding my new yarn purchases,…