I finished a custom order for 6 skeins of handspun worsted weight merino yarn for a very lovely german lady, who requested the yarns for a nightshift shawl project using a knitting pattern created by Andrea Mowry. However she didn´t want the earthy fall colors used in the original, she had a very specific colorContinue reading “The glorious 6, and chasing the sunbeams”
I am preparing for the october craft fair, spinning and painting yarns and fibers every day (yep, Sundays included), and I am planning to spin the majority of yarns into chunky weights for the fair. The chunky yarns are perfect for quick knit or quick crochet projects, and 1 skein of 100m (111yds) will beContinue reading “The 100m yarn project”
I have been in the pedalling mood all week, and 4 new handspun plied yarns have come off the bobbins – very soft mulesing free merino wool in beautiful colourways. They can now be found in my etsy store: Everyone have a wonderful month of June!
So I´ve tried a crocheted felting project. I never tried one before. I have been doing loads of wet and nuno felting, and many needle felting projects too. But crocheted felting? Okay, to keep this story short, I handspun a heavy worsted (aran) single yarn (2×3.5oz/110yds) from my 24 micron merino rovings, that can beContinue reading “The crocheted felting experiment”
The 20-colours merino mixed bags no.80 and no.70 are now restocked and available again through my etsy store . Also the purple rainbow merino roving and brown rainbow merino roving are back in stock and displayed in my etsy store, I carded new batches of super soft merino/silk batts – I didn´t entirely get aroundContinue reading “Restocked and new fiber beauties”