Tag: crafts

WIP Wednesday – 09/18/2019

WIP Wednesday – 09/18/2019

WIP Wednesday (for “Work In Progress”) is a meme where we share our current fibery projects. It was started by Nicole @ Book-Wyrm-Knits, who also reviews books at book-wyrm-reads.  Spinning I finished spinning and plying the Black Welsh Mountain wool. The fleece is a brownish or reddish black, which is the sheep’s natural color…. Read more »

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WIP Wednesday – 7/31/2019

WIP Wednesday – 7/31/2019

WIP Wednesday (for “Work In Progress”) is a meme where we share our current fibery projects. It was started by Nicole @ Book-Wyrm-Knits, who also reviews books at book-wyrm-reads.    Spinning   Tour de Fleece is over. My goal was to spin at least 15 minutes a day; most days, I did more than… Read more »

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Tour de Fleece, Week 1 (WIP Wednesday, 7/10/2019)

Tour de Fleece, Week 1 (WIP Wednesday, 7/10/2019)

WIP Wednesday (for “Work In Progress”) is a meme where we share our current fibery projects. It was started by Nicole @ Book-Wyrm-Knits, who also reviews books at book-wyrm-reads.    Spinning It’s day five of Tour de Fleece, the online spin-along event where spinners (of fiber) challenge themselves to spin along with the cyclists… Read more »

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WIP Wednesday – 6/26/2019

WIP Wednesday – 6/26/2019

WIP Wednesday (for “Work In Progress”) is a meme where we share our current fibery projects. It was started by Nicole @ Book-Wyrm-Knits, who also reviews books at book-wyrm-reads.    Spinning I’ve been away on vacation or doing related packing/unpacking for the last two weeks, so there hasn’t been any spinning. However, before I… Read more »

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Socks and Cowls and Handspun—Oh My!

Socks and Cowls and Handspun—Oh My!

WIP Wednesday (for “Work In Progress”) is a meme where we share our current fibery projects. It was started by Nicole @ Book-Wyrm-Knits, who also reviews books at book-wyrm-reads.    I haven’t posted a WIP Wednesday post since April 17 (oops!), so there’s more than usual to show you this week.   Spinning  … Read more »

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WIP Wednesday – April 17, 2019

WIP Wednesday – April 17, 2019

WIP Wednesday (for “Work In Progress”) is a meme where we share our current fibery projects. It was started by Nicole @ Book-Wyrm-Knits, who also reviews books at book-wyrm-reads.    Spinning   I’ve been spinning this wool-bamboo blend from Gurdy Run Woolen Mill. The wool is naturally grey and charcoal; the bamboo fiber is… Read more »

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Start Spinning by Maggie Casey

Start Spinning by Maggie Casey

Start Spinning by Maggie Casey Published by Interweave Press on April 1, 2008 Genres: Crafts, Nonfiction Pages: 120 Format: Paperback Source: the library Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository | Barnes & Noble Goodreads For knitters, crocheters, and weavers ready to make their own yarn, this handy guide provides detailed instructions… April 1, 2019 Book Reviews 4 ★★★★★

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WIP Wednesday – 1/30/2019

WIP Wednesday – 1/30/2019

WIP Wednesday (for “Work In Progress”) is a meme where we share our current fibery projects. It was started by Nicole @ Book-Wyrm-Knits, who also reviews books at book-wyrm-reads.    Spinning I finally finished the yarn I spun last fall, which I’m calling ‘Vulpes’ because the colors remind me of a red fox. The… Read more »

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Spin to Knit

Spin to Knit

Spin to Knit: The Knitter’s Guide to Making Yarn by Shannon Okey Published by Interweave Press on Oct. 1, 2006 Genres: Crafts Pages: 128 Format: Paperback Source: purchased Purchase: Amazon Goodreads Knitters who want new worlds to conquer can reach for this guide to handspinning their own designer yarns. A… Read more »

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Last-Minute Gifts: Printable Bookmarks

Last-Minute Gifts: Printable Bookmarks

Need a last-minute gift? You can print — and even design — your own bookmarks. Printable downloads A number of shops on Etsy sell digital downloads of printable bookmarks. Here are three sets I really like, but you can find almost anything in any style, from country chic to geek fandom. Print… Read more »

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