I had a pretty fibery weekend! Yesterday I went to a beginner’s drop spindle class, and I am so glad I did. I did try using a spindle earlier this year and did manage to make a yarn-ish substance with a little help from YouTube and Bluprint. However, I kept feeling like I was doing… Continue reading Fiberific Weekend with Even More Archaeology
After years of avoiding it, I finally did it – I tried spinning! My crafty friend loaned me a selection of her hand spindles, a book, and also a big bag of different types of roving. Saturday night DH was at a WWII movie night, so I settled in with a Bluprint class on spindling… Continue reading Spun Right Round
Today’s post (text and photos) is from guest blogger Katy! She is known as @kpknitty on Instagram. She is a brilliant knitter and all-around great person 🙂 As a knitter of 10 years and new hand spinner, I decided it was the perfect time to pay my first visit to the annual Maryland Sheep and… Continue reading 44th Annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival – Guest Post!