Category Archives: Spinning

March – the Month to Create!

With all of the creative arts there is always something new to learn. Every fiber or yarn convention I make sure to sign up for at least one class. Although not all of them have been home runs, I learn … Continue reading

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Matchless Spinning Wheel?

I admit it, ever once-in-a-while I get wheel envy. I have (this is the part where I purposefully mumble) five wheels. Okay, perhaps technically it’s a herd. But I need all of them..okay nevermind no one will believe that argument. … Continue reading

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Countdown to Stitches West!

Knitting universe’s Stitches West starts in only a few days in Santa Clara. Although usually I head to a fiber event with a list of specific things to look for, this time I’m rather “winging” it. Usually I tend to … Continue reading

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Moving from the Louet Victoria to the Schacht Sidekick Spinning Wheel

For me spinning isn’t always an at-home activity; between fiber festivals, workshops, spin-in’s, and demo’s, it’s also a mobile event. My first try at a mobile wheel was the Louet Victoria. It’s hard to beat her for mobility. She folds … Continue reading

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Black Sheep Gathering

Black Sheep Gathering in Eugene, Oregon was just a few weeks ago. I have to say, it was worth every penny and every bit of time. Not only was the fiber festival great, the scenery in Western Oregon can’t be … Continue reading

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Spinning at the Winery

What is more fun than getting together and spinning fiber into yarn…getting together and spinning fiber into yarn at a winery of course! If you are anywhere near Livermore, you’ll definitely want to stop by Retzlaff Vineyards on Saturday, June … Continue reading

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Wool day in San Ramon!

IIf you have some time today, March 4th, stop by and visit the sheep at Forest Home Farm, clean and card some of their wool and make a sheep craft too! A few of us will be there giving weaving and spinning … Continue reading

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Stitches West 2017

While I was only able to go for one day, I packed as much as I could into that one day.  The traffic was…well, Bay Area Traffic on a Friday….grueling. So, that did add four hours to the day.  But … Continue reading

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Spinning Babydoll Wool

I started spinning up the Babydoll wool from MyLittleSheep on Etsy. The wool is prepared beautifully as 1 oz roving rolls. I think I purchased 3 or 4 oz. of wool from a sheep called Jasmine. I’ll definitely buy from … Continue reading

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The Holiday Season

Happy Holidays! The recent Winery Art/Craft fair was a success and I was lucky enough to spend time with some great people. While selling out of a few items is a WONDERFUL thing…I’m again feeling behind trying to re-stock. My … Continue reading

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