Author Archives: shepherdessann

A Spin in.

Saturday I spent the day at a spin in not to far form home. There were lots of people there. More people arrived after I took these pictures, mostly wheels but ther were a few of us on spindles. There were … Continue reading

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Jan’s 3rd Quarter 2017 Challenge Part 3

Now the final installment of Jan’s 3rd quarter challenge. Part 3 finishing I had been working on pieces of the waves while waiting for my mom at various doctor appointments. So I was able to try out the parasol to … Continue reading

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Jan’s 3rd Quarter 2017 Challenge Part 2

Part 2 of Jan’s post:  Part 2 create the base and start the octopus Layout the background. I had a bag of mystery white wool and some super wash merino, combining them together, I started my base layer. Then I … Continue reading

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Jan’s 3rd Quarter 2017 Challenge Part 1

My friend Jan really got into the 3rd quarter challenge. She worked on it most of the summer and fall. If you have read other posts by Jan you know she is a great story teller. So, I had to … Continue reading

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A Couple of Felted Pouches

This week I decided to make a new pouch for my business cards. The one I am using now is getting  a little ratty looking from being in my purse for several years. I didn’t take any in progress photos. … Continue reading

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More on Mittens

I posted a while back about making my grandson some mittens.  mittens post He loved them but they wouldn’t stay on even when his coat sleeves were over them.  I had thought that might be the case . Mittens are … Continue reading

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Finishing Up Some Spinning

  In the spring I borrowed a blending board from my friend Carlene. I made rollags at guild social meetings and at demos. And spinning here and there. I finally got around to plying them all. Then I needed to … Continue reading

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