Tour de Fleece – wrapped up

The summer months are busy.  There are beaches to visit, games to play, housework, work-work, stories.  Family-life stuff.  Nevertheless, I managed to fit in some spinning time during the morning and evenings.  I hope you've managed to find some time to spin. I particularly to hope to see some new Prairie-made yarns at the Handspun… Continue reading Tour de Fleece – wrapped up

Tour de Fleece

It is Day 3 of the Tour De Fleece - that annual event wherein yarn spinners across Ravelry challenge themselves to spin as much as they can while the Tour De France races across the countryside. My first challenge is to finish this lace 3-ply. I am spinning fine singles of a merino-cashmere-silk blend fibre… Continue reading Tour de Fleece

Spring Spinning

Yesterday I wrote about weaving community in the context of feeling as if I was spinning out of control for a bit earlier this season.  Yes, that's a segue. This morning I updated the Manitoba Fibre Festival blog with a reminder for folks to spin up their beauties for the Handspun Skeins competition. To answer… Continue reading Spring Spinning