WIP Wednesday – East Friesian

It has been a while since I’ve been a member of a fibre club and I’ve been missing it. When I first started spinning, one of my best decisions was to join up with a fibre club …. Each month I received a 4oz bump of breed specific spinning fibre in a fun colorway withContinue reading “WIP Wednesday – East Friesian”

WIP Wednesday – Time To Ply

I’ve been spending my quiet moments spinning away on my Tibetan spindle (and might have acquired two more support spindles) and have reached the point of plying. This dealgan was a purchase from several years ago and is made by Fox Mountain Spindles. It is a traditional Scottish whorl-less spindle that has been used historicallyContinue reading “WIP Wednesday – Time To Ply”

FO Friday – Luscious Llama

Today, I proudly get to share with you my first support spindle spun skein! This beautiful fibre was a gift from Amanda of Red Island Fibre and it was grown at Maple River Farm in Nova Scotia. I knew it needed to be something special! It was the perfect fibre for spinning on my TibetanContinue reading “FO Friday – Luscious Llama”

WIP Wednesday – Swooning over Support Spindling

Well, it is safe to say that I’ve fallen head-over-heels for support spindle spinning. It took me a little bit to catch on to this method of spinning but now that I’ve got it, I’m really enjoying it. I enjoy the slower pace and intentionality to spinning in this manner. I find I get toContinue reading “WIP Wednesday – Swooning over Support Spindling”