Tag Archives: Spinning

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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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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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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Craft Show Prep

Craft show prep work. Soaps drying, spinning some alpaca and some fun Merino Christmas wool. Leaving the Alpaca natural (Natural colors are my favorite) and dyed some of the white Merino red, added some fun Christmas shine. It would be … Continue reading

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Blue Faced Leicester

Blue faced Leicester… Spinning up like a dream!

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Spinzilla Results

Spinzilla is over. What fun! My goal was originally to get over 1,000 yards… I ended up with over 2,000 yards of Alpaca…well over a mile! 👏 I’m anxious to crochet a shawl. It may be a little heavy, but … Continue reading

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Preparing for Spinzilla

Processing alpaca fleece & tuning up the spinning wheels… Getting ready for Spinzilla…only a few weeks away! The Alpaca fleece from Lassen View is SO incredibly clean it really doesn’t need much. I’m starting to card it…although maybe I should … Continue reading

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