Enter, Sheepishly

Pun not originally intended, but take it as you will. It’s been over a month (eep, month an a half?!) since my last post here, and I am ashamed. There has been plenty to post about, but I just haven’t … Continue reading →

Looking Back: 2015

2015goals

I had a lot of yarn-related goals in 2015 (seven, to be exact). Let’s see how I did! Write a pattern every 3 months So I only published one pattern: The Year of the Ram in February. However, I wrote three other patterns … Continue reading →

Le Fin de Fleece

Shetland-Tour-Progress

The Tour de France (and thus, the Tour de Fleece) finished yesterday! Thus, it’s high time for a wrap-up. So in just enough time to spare last week, I figured out my challenge day spinning. Uncreatively, I decided to just spin thick … Continue reading →

Oops.

SwampMuckSpun

Remember that gradient braid I was spinning for the Tour de Fleece? I finished it this past Wednesday! After a good round of soak-beat-dry, it evened out and fluffed up perfectly. I was a little worried that it was overplied, but it … Continue reading →

The Return of the Tour de Fleece!

SwampMuckSingles

It’s that time of year again — the Tour de Fleece! For those who are new to this blog (or aren’t spinners), the Tour de Fleece has a very simple premise: it happens each year at the same time as the … Continue reading →

The Final Spin

My last spinning of the Tour de Fleece is finished! That’s the single, with a penny for size. I packed 4oz onto my hi-lo spindle. Single wound into a center-pull cake. The cake resting before being turned into a two-ply. Plied… … Continue reading →

Tour de Fleece!

Yes, I’ve been participating in the Tour de Fleece. For those of you who don’t know, the Tour de Fleece is a spinning event that runs concurrently with the Tour de France that can be summed up as “you spin … Continue reading →