Category Archives: Spinning

Busy Busy

Hi folks I am a day late without even knowing it. Things around here have been busy. Saturdays are Farmers Market for us and that means Fridays are baking days; bread, butter tarts, lemon tarts, gingerbread cake, rhubarb cake, chocolate … Continue reading

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Spinning mostly

I haven’t been felting much lately, other than teaching, but I have been doing some spinning. I borrowed a friends blending board to try making some fancy rolags to spin from. I used 2 shades of orange, a purple wool, some silk … Continue reading

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Thin Felt and Spinning

Last week at the well-being centre I made a sample of felt that would be suitable for a lampshade cover. We’ve spoken about it there before, and samples usually explain things a lot better than words. I used a blended … Continue reading

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A Busy Guild Social

At my guild, Ottawa Valley Weavers’ and Spinners’ we have a large formal meeting with a program on the first Monday of the month and on all the other Mondays we have a casual social night. bring your wheel or knitting … Continue reading

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Last weekend was a Demo at the Carp fair

This was another great demo weekend. It was cool to start and we got to wear our wool. Later we added it to the display. It was lovely and sunny. I was doing beads again and spinning on my drop … Continue reading

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Nuno Felt Scarves and Some Yarn

I managed to get  couple more scarves done this week. I forgot to get shots of them before I wet them but here they are finished and drying. I lightened them so they are more the colour they will be when … Continue reading

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I am Getting a New Drop Spindle.

There is a lady in my guild, Laurie, that make fabulous resin drop spindles.  I was very tempted at our guild sale to get one but couldn’t decide and most were top whorl. You can see individual pictures on her etsy … Continue reading

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