Category Archives: Spinning
Fiber on the Field: Knit, Crochet, Spin, Weave, Felt
Let’s get together and make stuff with wool and yarn! Bring your favorite fiber craft to the Walker Art Center on Saturday, August 21 from 1pm â€“ 4pm and share in the fiber love. Invite your friends! Send questions and … Continue reading
Sophisticated yarn washing operation
Might be a little hard to see but these are washed skeins of my hand-spun yarn drying on hangers in the basement. Projects are planned for most of these lovelies and there will be better-lit photos to follow. Fibers represented: … Continue reading
All Plied Up
And here are the silk hankies, spun, and plied with Art Yarns Silk Mohair that I picked up at Needlework Unlimited.Â Oh, this is such a lovely skein!
Spinning silk hankies
A new adventure in spindle spinning: hand dyed silk hankies! The hankies are from the Fiber Studio in Minneapolis, but purchased at the Shepherd’s Harvest Sheep and Wool Festival earlier this month. I’m planning on plying with Art Yarns Silk … Continue reading
Here she is!
So I am married to a very intelligent, handsome and generous man who knows me well. He saw how much time I was spending with the spindles and so…he thought it would be a good idea to give me a … Continue reading
And so begins the spin
It all started when one day I said to myself “Michelle, you can figure this out, just do it and get over it!” I had a student 2.8 ounce Ashford bottom whorl spindle, a pile of inexpensive roving and just … Continue reading