Monthly Archives: April 2010

From Sheep to Sock

With all this fibery goodness, one might thought I haven’t been knitting. Well, not seriously. I’ve been taking small and mindless knitting projects everywhere I go. Knitters are a busy bunch; they can’t stand having nothing to do with their … Continue reading

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Another Bosworth

Bosworth spindles are like potato chips. You can’t have just one. I already have two midis for spinning standard weight but I also want a mini for lace weights. I went to the Bosworth Flickr site and saw Karelian Birch … Continue reading

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Spindle Update1

Did you think I would give up that easily? I joined SpindleCrafters group in Ravelry and got some great ideas for improvements. The better whorls for top hand spindles are rim-weight and can’t be too small. For the cup hooks … Continue reading

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Not as Easy as I thought

Last Saturday at the Guild, during show-and-tell, a member showed us a beautiful, self-made walnut spindle. I gave it a try but it doesn’t spins as well as my Bosworth spindles. The Bosworth spindles not only spin forever but they … Continue reading

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My Spinning Guild

I belong to the Greater Los Angeles Spinning Guild and we meet every forth Saturday. Our guild has about 60 members and on average, about 30 show up each month. Though the guild, I’ve met many fun and like-minded fiber … Continue reading

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Spring Wool Aftermath

After the Spring Wool Festival last month, my friend from the Greater Los Angeles Spinning Guild (GLASG), Pam, invited us over for a scouring party. We brought our fleeces, put them in mesh bags, scoured with super hot water from … Continue reading

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Fern by Alice Starmore

I’ve seen thousands of knitted sweaters, but only a few that truly jumps out at me. One of them is Fern by Alice Starmore in her book Stillwater. This book has been out of print for a long time and … Continue reading

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