Hey everybody. Just found this today and didn't want to lose it before I got a chance to really take the time to watch it, and thought others might want to, too!
So here it is. Channel Island cast-on. To watch here:
So just yesterday morning I realized just how soon Tour de Fleece actually starts- Saturday!! Are you ready?!? I decided I wasn't, so dived in the bins and came out with some Super Sock roving from the Sheep Shed Studio and set out dyeing some up. These are what I ended up with. I was only going to do one batch, and then, well, it was so fun I had to start another. :) I decided I'd try spinning some stripey colorations, but instead of laying my roving out and…Continue
I'm going to have to just tell you about my adventures... and add pictures whenever I can get some good ones. And blogs aren't as much fun without pictures.... so you'll get it here!! Quite a while ago I read on Ravelry (I think) someone's recommendation to someone else to put the dye bath in a ziploc baggie, throw the soaking yarn or roving in there, zip it up,…
I thought about posting photos of this in the Spin-a-Long, then decided I better just add a blog about it since I have almost the whole process in photo form here. :) I'm really enjoying spinning on my spindles. Nutty4Knitting said it takes 10 minutes to learn, but takes a lifetime of practice. Well, I'm going to share with you why I need to keep practicing. You might remember the fiber I dyed with koolaid? I dyed one sleeve of Knit Picks Bare Wool of the Andes, let it dry and then…Continue
I have been spinning up a storm since I was last here. Oh.my.goodness. I'm having so much fun that it is very nearly impossible to let my sore left hand rest an hour or two, let alone a whole day. :)
My most recent dyeing experiment was fun, but not completely successful. I wondered what it would be like to dye a ball of singles that had just come off my Turkish- without taking the ball apart. See what this is?…