Handspun mitts

I found the perfect mitt pattern to go with this beautiful handspun.  The handspun was created from a beautiful braid of Yarn Hollow fiber in colorway “Squiddles”. It is a 3 ply and about 137 yards. The mitts are a pattern from Purl Soho’s blog Purl Bee. They are the Super Soft Merino Hand Warmers. The…

My latest handspun

Here is a small pile of my latest handspun. From bottom left to top middle to right: Fiber by Gwen Erin Natural Fibers (mixed variety spun into a gradient), Fiber by Louet (natural Dorper top), and Fiber by Turquoise Owl (mixed fiber puni blend) I have become so much better at my spinning by taking…

My latest hand-spun yarn

I am so pleased with the yarn that I spun out of these gorgeous punis from Holly of Turquoise Owl Fibers. I took 2 different colorways and alternated 1 puni from each colorway and it resulted in pure color yumminess. Initially, I was going to try to spin it as a bulky and leave it…

Fiber Goodies from Turquoise Owl Fibers

While I did not actually formally participate in TDF (Tour de fleece) 2014, it didn’t stop me from purchasing some new fiber goodies from Holly at Turquoise Owl Fibers on Etsy. Her puni fiber prep is one of the best I’ve come acros and I’m in love with the colors that she blends. Two of…

On the wheel again…

On the wheel again – Just can’t wait to get on the wheel again. The life I love is making yarn with my friends And I can’t wait to get on the wheel again. -Adapted from Willie Nelson’s “On the Road Again” I’m back on the wheel again. Spinning up some beautiful Merino/Silk blend fiber…

Knitting and Crocheting and Spinning…Oh my!

I’d say that over the past few months or so, knitting, crocheting, and spinning have consumed a greater portion of my time so much so that I have been able to finish 4 unique color samples of my gradient yarns that I’m in collabo over with a LYS, I’ve been able to put a huge…

Hand spun

This hand spun was spun out of batlings in colorway “Nebula” made by Hobbledehoy that I picked up while at the November 17, 2013 Indie Knit & Spin held in the Wilkins School Community Center in Pittsburgh. I also purchased this lovely project bag from Wren & Rita.

Shop Update

I have a mini shop update available at my Etsy shop. Available are a new hand-spun by me in a thick/thin yarn hand-dyed by Frabjous Fibers in colorway Tourmaline, 2 skeins of hand-dyed yarn in my sock base in colorway Radio Active, and 1.8 ounces of hand-dyed superwash BFL roving in colorway Fright Night.

What’s on everyone’s hooks, needles, & wheels??

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been crazy busy with life and knitting/crocheting/spinning… I thought this would be a great opportunity to share some pics of what I’ve got going on. First up on the hooks, the commissioned, or should I say bartered, Granny square blanket. This is for a work friend who I…