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…

Maize mitts… or a variation of

When I was recently looking through my hand-spun yarn stash, I picked out some fiber dyed by Three Waters Farms that I spun into a lovely 2 ply. I believe I have close to 800 or so yards between 6 skeins. The fiber is a mixture of Polwarth wool and silk and let me tell…

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…

Newest fiber additions

I’ve been on a bit of a dyeing break as I wait for my new shipment of undyed yarn to come in. While waiting over the past couple weeks, I was able to dye up a few braids of 100% Superwash Merino. I love superwash merino for its smooth as butter spinning capability and the…

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.

New Hand-dyed Roving

Here is my latest hand-dyed roving in colorway Sea Glass. This is 6.6 ounces of Superwash BFL. I used a combination of colors like sapphire, navy, sky blue, turquoise, teal, gray, and chartreuse. When I dyed this roving, I “painted” it in long chunks and started out with the blues then worked in the green…