Category Archives: Spinning

Kings County Fiber Festival

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STEM education and scholarship fundraiser

I’m sure by now you’ve all heard about Ahmed Mohamed, the Irving, TX 9th-grader who took a home-made clock to school and was arrested for a bomb, then charged with making a hoax bomb — even though he only ever … Continue reading

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Pre-MASW update

I’m going to the Massachusetts Sheep and Wool festival this weekend and decided to turn it into a long weekend out of town visiting friends. And what do you do when you visit friends who knit? You bring them yarn … Continue reading

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Spinning up a storm

I’ve been doing a lot of spinning recently.  I’ve joined the Spin City sheep to shawl team, and I’ve been spinning a lot of Romney for warp for them:    I’ve also been spinning Gotland fiber for a friend’s sweater:  … Continue reading

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Resurfacing with an announcement: KnitSpinQuilt on Etsy!

I’ve opened an Etsy store to try to sell little sewn bags, stitch markers, and occasionally handspun yarn. Readers get 10% off with the code “KnitSpinQuiltReader”. To start things off, I’m having a SALE on handspun yarn: all handspun yarns … Continue reading

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Spinning more, quilting less.

Most of what I’ve been working on recently has been spinning, or English Paper Piecing or knitting. I blame the fact that my sewing table is COVERED IN STUFF. In any case, here are the two projects that I’ve been … Continue reading

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Housebound? Handspinning time.

This has been the weather recently: For the Ravellenic Games (the “knit something challenging during the Olympics” challenge) I decided to do a spinning project and a knitting project. I haven’t finished the mittens yet — not even the first … Continue reading

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